Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID27262
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateAR
CountyArkansas
LocalityBayou Meto on the west edge of the county
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBayou Meto
HUC8 Number08020402
HUC10 NameCrooked Creek-Bayou Meto
HUC10 Number0802040203
HUC12 NameKing Bayou-Bayou Meto
HUC12 Number080204020307
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsMemo documenting escapes was sent to the Washington office in 1975 over the FFES Lab Directors signature. Dr. John Ramsey, Coop. Fish. Unit, Auburn made 25 Feb, 1975 call to Dupree about source intro.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Verifierfisheries biologist, Fish Farming Exp. Station.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2021].

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