Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1385048
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateAL
CountyMorgan
LocalityTennessee River, Decatur [Wheeler Reservoir]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWheeler Lake
HUC8 Number06030002
HUC10 NameSwan Creek-Wheeler Lake
HUC10 Number0603000211
HUC12 NameBakers Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300021102
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month3
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierAlabama DCNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2021].

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