Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID26604
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateAR
CountyArkansas
LocalityWhite River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower White
HUC8 Number08020303
HUC10 NameIndian Bayou-White River
HUC10 Number0802030305
HUC12 NameStinking Bay-White River
HUC12 Number080203030509
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsMemo documenting escapes was sent to the Washington office in 1975 over the FFES Lab Directors signature. Dr. John Ramsey, Coop. Fish. Unit, Auburn made 25 Feb, 1975 call to Dupree about source intro.
Record TypePersonal communication
Verifierfisheries biologist, Fish Farming Exp. Station.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2021].

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