Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID265368
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIN
CountyJackson
LocalityEast Fork of White River near the town of Medora
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper East Fork White
HUC8 Number05120206
HUC10 NameHough Creek-East Fork White River
HUC10 Number0512020606
HUC12 NameStuckwish Ditch-East Fork White River
HUC12 Number051202060603
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month11
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsfirst silver carp found in the East Fork of White River above Williams Dam.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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