Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID271977
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIN
CountyMorgan
LocalityWest Fork White River, in connected a gravel pit north of Martinsville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper White
HUC8 Number05120201
HUC10 NameLambs Creek-White River
HUC10 Number0512020115
HUC12 NameHighland Creek-White River
HUC12 Number051202011503
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsInsufficient over-wintering and reproductive data to justify established status. See voucher photos.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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