Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID161019
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyJackson
LocalityMississippi River, River Mile 80
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameCinque Hommes Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010503
HUC12 NameGrand Tower Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050310
Map
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Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14023
Author:Illinois Natural History Survey.
Date:2004
Title:Illinois Natural History Survey Fish Collection Database Search Results.
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14920
Author:Irons, K.S., S.A. Delain, E. Gittinger, B.S. Ickes, C.S. Kolar, D. Ostendorf, E.N. Ratcliff, and A.J. Benson.
Date:2009
Title:Non-native fishes in the Upper Mississippi River System.
Publisher:US Geological Survey and US Army Corps of Engineers [Long Term Resources Monitoring Program (LTRMP)].
Issue:Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5176
Pages:1-131
CommentsFound in a commercial fish market.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberINHS 88425
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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