Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1548314
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateWI
CountyBuffalo
LocalityMississippi River, Pool 5A [near Fountain City]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-Whitewater
HUC8 Number07040003
HUC10 NameCity of Winona-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000306
HUC12 NameFountain City-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400030606
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsJumped into boat.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size661 mm TL; 4.4 kg
Number of Breeding Females1


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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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