Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1633139
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyJones
LocalityWapsipinicon River, between Jug Rock and Olin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Wapsipinicon
HUC8 Number07080103
HUC10 NameMill Creek-Wapsipinicon River
HUC10 Number0708010302
HUC12 NameWest Goose Lake-Wapsipinicon River
HUC12 Number070801030203
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day16
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsCollected by a conservation officer after it jumped into an angler's boat.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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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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