Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1336485
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyCrawford
LocalityWabash River- RKM 265
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Wabash-Busseron
HUC8 Number05120111
HUC10 NameTurtle Creek-Wabash River
HUC10 Number0512011116
HUC12 NameLittle Turtle Creek-Turtle Creek
HUC12 Number051201111602
Map
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Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29045
Author:Coulter, A.A., E.J. Bailey, D. Keller, and R.R. Goforth
Date:2016
Title:Invasive Silver Carp movement patterns in the predominantly free-flowing Wabash River (Indiana, USA)
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:18
Pages:471-485
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2021].

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