Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158791
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateAR
CountyLonoke
LocalityCrooked Creek [just above confluence with Bayou Meto in SE part of county]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBayou Meto
HUC8 Number08020402
HUC10 NameCrooked Creek-Bayou Meto
HUC10 Number0802040203
HUC12 NameLower Crooked Creek
HUC12 Number080204020304
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 Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected98


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