Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID166722
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyWashington
LocalityMississippi River near Greenville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Greenville
HUC8 Number08030100
HUC10 NameLake Ferguson-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0803010001
HUC12 Name80301000100
HUC12 Number080301000100
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15620
Author:Schofield, P.J., J.D. Williams, L.G. Nico, P. Fuller, and M.R. Thomas.
Date:2005
Title:Foreign nonindigenous carps and minnows (Cyprinidae) in the United States – A guide to their identification, distribution and biology. Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5041
Journal:Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5041
Publisher:US Geological Survey
Pages:104 pp
CommentsSee photo on page 90 in the Cyprinid Guide by Schofield et al.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size~30 inches


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

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