Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix × nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix × nobilis
(Silver Carp × Bighead Carp)
Exotic Hybrid

Specimen ID1635401
Speciesmolitrix × nobilis
Common NameSilver Carp × Bighead Carp
CountyLa Crosse
LocalityMississippi River, at Green Island S of La Crosse
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006


Collection Day8
Collection Month3
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture | stocked for biocontrol
Comments15 males. The location is approximate but close as fish were netted up and moved to a holding pen.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Number Collected16
Size684-750 mm TL; 3273-4835 g
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2024].

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