Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID260696
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIN
CountySullivan
LocalityGoose Lake in Minnehaha Fish and Wildlife Area [just E of Sullivan]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Wabash-Busseron
HUC8 Number05120111
HUC10 NameBusseron Creek
HUC10 Number0512011115
HUC12 NameKettle Creek-Busseron Creek
HUC12 Number051201111506
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month7
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsFive others observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size19.3 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/12/2021].

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