Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158804
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateAR
LocalityOuachita River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Ouachita-Smackover
HUC8 Number08040201
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
CommentsPersonal communication from Janice Hughes (LA DFG) to Mike Freeze (AR G&F). One fish observed.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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