Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1334718
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyHancock
LocalityMississippi River at Keokuk, 5.95 river km downstream (southwest) of the US 136 bridge crossing the Mississippi River AND 1.9 river km downstream (southwest) of the confluence of the Des Moines and Mississippi rivers
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBear-Wyaconda
HUC8 Number07110001
HUC10 NameBuck Run-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000106
HUC12 NameGreys Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100010601
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month5
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29302
Author:Camacho, C.
Date:2017
Title:Asian Carp egg and larval presence in the Mississippi Basin, 2014-2015.
Publisher:Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassEggs


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/7/2021].

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