Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID27261
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateAR
CountyDesha
LocalityWhite River, at Arkansas River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower White
HUC8 Number08020303
HUC10 NameHoney Locust Bayou-White River
HUC10 Number0802030307
HUC12 NameMixture Bayou-White River
HUC12 Number080203030703
Map
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Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsSilver carp caught in wild for years in Arkansas. Escape easily because they jump so much.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierREPORTED BY - Sam Henry, Arkansas Game and Fish
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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