Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157594
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyDes Moines
LocalityMississippi River, Pool 18
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlint-Henderson
HUC8 Number07080104
HUC10 NameYellow Spring Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010411
HUC12 NameBerton Bay-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801041103
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsIdentified by commercial fisherman.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Size4 - 6 pounds


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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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