Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1418769
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyTishomingo
LocalityBay Springs Lake, lower third
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Tombigbee
HUC8 Number03160101
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsFound dead and floating in the water.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/9/2021].

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