Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157774
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyVan Buren
LocalityDes Moines River (R.M. 51) at Keosauqua, IA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameReeds Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000912
HUC12 NameCoppers Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000091206
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month6
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsInsufficient over-wintering and reproductive data to justify established status
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size31.1lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/7/2021].

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