Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID253822
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateSD
CountyDavison
LocalityJames River just north of Mitchell
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower James
HUC8 Number10160011
HUC10 NameFiresteel Creek-James River
HUC10 Number1016001114
HUC12 NameRock Creek-James River
HUC12 Number101600111402
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month7
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photos. Coordinates are approximate.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDuane Chapman, U.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size18 lbs.
Photo




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