Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1633851
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMN
CountyNobles
LocalityOcheyedan River, just below Lake Bella Dam 100 yards from Iowa border
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Sioux
HUC8 Number10230003
HUC10 NameOcheyedan River
HUC10 Number1023000305
HUC12 NameOsterman Creek-Ocheyedan River
HUC12 Number102300030503
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day17
Collection Month12
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33996
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2019
Title:Invasive silver carp captured near Iowa border.
CommentsMale
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size28 in.; 9.4 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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