Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157148
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateSD
CountyYankton
LocalityJames River, at the mouth [~4 mi E of Yankton, SD]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower James
HUC8 Number10160011
HUC10 NameBeaver Creek-James River
HUC10 Number1016001120
HUC12 NameOutlet James River
HUC12 Number101600112004
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month5
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsInsufficient over-wintering and reproductive data to justify established status. Also observed on every sampling date at this location: June 1, June 26, July 18, August 10, August 28, and Sept 26.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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