Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID250288
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountySt. Charles
LocalityDavis Pond Freshwater Diversion Canal outflow [off the Mississippi River just W of New Orleans]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
HUC10 NameBayou Des Allemands-Lake Salvador
HUC10 Number0809030103
HUC12 NameLake Cataouatche-Frontal Lake Salvador
HUC12 Number080903010305
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month5
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsSee photo. Four Asian carp species caught in this one collection.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo



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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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