Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1633138
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyJackson
LocalityMaquoketa River, at confluence with North Maquoketa River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMaquoketa
HUC8 Number07060006
HUC10 NameBrush Creek-Maquoketa River
HUC10 Number0706000610
HUC12 NameHainer Creek-Maquoketa River
HUC12 Number070600061005
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day10
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsAn individual fish was collected by a conservation officer after it jumped into an angler's boat. Other Silver Carp were observed by the angler.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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