Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID271968
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountyVermilion
LocalityFreshwater Bayou Channel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMermentau
HUC8 Number08080202
HUC10 NameFreshwater Bayou-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0808020209
HUC12 NamePipeline Canal-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number080802020904
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Photo
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/14/2024].

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