Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID271164
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateTN
CountyHumphreys
LocalityKentucky Lake [=Tennessee River] near New Johnsonville (coal plant)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKentucky Lake
HUC8 Number06040005
Map
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Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/6/2021].

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