Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID162753
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateTN
CountyShelby
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 743) [vicinity of Memphis]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameMemphis-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010007
HUC12 NameLoosahatchie Bar-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000703
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month10
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUT????
VerifierDoosey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size98 mm SL
Number Preserved1


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

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