Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1657103
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
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Collection Day14
Collection Month3
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsWinterkill
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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