Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164890
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyMcCracken
LocalityClarks River near Paducah, KY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Tennessee
HUC8 Number06040006
HUC10 NameLower Clarks River
HUC10 Number0604000604
HUC12 NameDunn Slough Creek-Clarks River
HUC12 Number060400060405
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/18/2021].

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