Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID241857
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyWarren
LocalityForest Home Chute [adjacent to the Mississippi River near Eagle Lake north of Vicksburg]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Greenville
HUC8 Number08030100
HUC10 NamePaw Paw Chute-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0803010003
HUC12 Name80301000300
HUC12 Number080301000300
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month12
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17114
Author:Varble, K.A., J.J. Hoover, S.G. George, C.E. Murphy, and K.J. Killgore.
Date:2007
Title:Floodplain wetlands as nurseries for silver carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix: a conceptual model for use in managing local populations.
Publisher:US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center.
Volume:ERDC/TN ANSRP-07-4
Pages:14 p
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27217
Author:Pongruktham, O., C. Ochs, and J. Hoover.
Date:2010
Title:Observations of silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) planktivory in a floodplain lake of the lower Mississippi River Basin.
Journal:Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Volume:25
Pages:85-93
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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