Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1547863
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMN
CountyGoodhue
LocalityMississippi River, near Xcel Energy power plant
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRush-Vermillion
HUC8 Number07040001
HUC10 NameHay Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000104
HUC12 NameCity of Red Wing-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400010403
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33321
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2019
Title:Four invasive carp confirmed in Minnesota waters.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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