Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160026
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIN
CountyGreene
LocalityWhite River [West Fork]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower White
HUC8 Number05120202
HUC10 NameLattas Creek-White River
HUC10 Number0512020204
HUC12 NameKelly Branch-White River
HUC12 Number051202020404
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13989
Author:Anonymous
Date:2003
Title:West Fork of the White River yields exotic fish entry.
Journal:Wild Bulletin
Publisher:Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size15 lb. 8 oz.
Specimen ImpactThese fish feed mostly on plankton and compete with native larval fish and mussels for food.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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