Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1547061
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountyJefferson
LocalityIntracoastal Waterway, near Belle Chasse
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
HUC10 NameBayou Des Allemands-Lake Salvador
HUC10 Number0809030103
HUC12 NameGretna-Intracoastal Waterway
HUC12 Number080903010309
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/18/2021].

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