Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159386
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateSD
CountyLincoln
LocalityBig Sioux River near Canton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Big Sioux
HUC8 Number10170203
HUC10 NamePattee Creek-Big Sioux River
HUC10 Number1017020319
HUC12 NamePeterson Creek-Big Sioux River
HUC12 Number101702031905
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsInsufficient over-wintering and reproductive data to justify established status
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierTodd St. Sauver
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/17/2021].

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