Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix x nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix x nobilis
(hybrid silver/bighead carp)
Fishes
Exotic Hybrid

Specimen ID1635401
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix x nobilis
Common Namehybrid silver/bighead carp
StateWI
CountyLa Crosse
LocalityMississippi River, at Green Island S of La Crosse
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day8
Collection Month3
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture | stocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected16
Size684-750 mm TL; 3273-4835 g
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/5/2020].

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