Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID272042
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyTunica
LocalityTunica Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Helena
HUC8 Number08020100
HUC10 NameTunica Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0802010001
HUC12 NameTunica Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080201000102
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsInjured a recreational boater.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany


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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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