Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID271859
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIN
CountyCarroll
LocalityWabash River (R.M. 331.0) [near Delphi]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Wabash-Deer
HUC8 Number05120105
HUC10 NameRattlesnake Creek-Wabash River
HUC10 Number0512010503
HUC12 NamePleasant Run-Wabash River
HUC12 Number051201050303
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsInsufficient over-wintering and reproductive data to justify established status. From a 2008 Upper Wabash Survey Report
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/9/2021].

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