Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID277105
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
LocalityGulf of Mexico, in Vermillion Bay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number08080103
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo, bottom specimen.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Class1
Size70 mm
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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