Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158788
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateAR
CountyJefferson
LocalityArkansas River, Pine Bluff, Lock and Dam No. 4, river km 113.6
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Arkansas-Maumelle
HUC8 Number11110207
HUC10 NameCaney Bayou-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1111020706
HUC12 NamePlum Bayou-Arkansas River
HUC12 Number111102070606
Map
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Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13774
Author:Freeze, M., and S. Henderson
Date:1982
Title:Distribution and status of the bighead carp and silver carp in Arkansas.
Journal:North American Journal of Fisheries Management
Volume:2
Pages:197-200
CommentsSurveys by Arkansas Game and Fish found no carp in the Arkansas River during the summer of 1981.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected60


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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