Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1418766
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIN
CountyMartin
LocalityWest Boggs Creek, in spillway below West Boggs Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower East Fork White
HUC8 Number05120208
HUC10 NameBoggs Creek
HUC10 Number0512020811
HUC12 NameWest Boggs Lake
HUC12 Number051202081102
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsMultiple silver carp were documented the first from an angler and later during a fish kill below the same spillway
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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