Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1340473
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateWI
CountyGrant
LocalityMississippi River (RM 581.5) [just N of East Dubuque]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameApple-Plum
HUC8 Number07060005
HUC10 NameSinnisawa River-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000502
HUC12 NameFrentress Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600050202
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month3
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsThree others escaped capture.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size38 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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