Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1548313
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateWI
CountyLa Crosse
LocalityMississippi River [near Onalaska]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
HUC10 NameHalfway Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000601
HUC12 NameLake Onalaska-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400060103
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsJumped into boat. Male
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size635 mm TL; 3.5 kg


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

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