Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1334769
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyHenry
LocalitySkunk River at Rome, 0.5 river km downstream (southeast) of US highway 34 bridge crossing the Skunk River and immediately downstream of the confluence of Cedar Creek and the Skunk River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSkunk
HUC8 Number07080107
HUC10 NameSkunk River
HUC10 Number0708010710
HUC12 NamePrairie Creek-Skunk River
HUC12 Number070801071002
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month7
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 [5/12/2021].

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