Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159255
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyYazoo
LocalityYazoo River at the interstection of the Yazoo River and Highway 49W (just NW of Yazoo City)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Yazoo
HUC8 Number08030206
HUC10 NamePiney Creek-Yazoo River
HUC10 Number0803020607
HUC12 NameJonestown Cut-Off-Yazoo River
HUC12 Number080302060706
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13896
Author:Schramm, H.L., Jr., and M.C. Basler.
Date:2004
Title:Evaluation of capture methods and distribution of black carp in Mississippi.
Publisher:Mississippi State University.
Pages:12 p
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2020].

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