Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID279278
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyClay
LocalityElk Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Sioux
HUC8 Number10230003
HUC10 NameLost Island Outlet
HUC10 Number1023000307
HUC12 NameDitch Number 60
HUC12 Number102300030703
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed flood
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24139
Author:Anonymous
Date:2011
Title:Invasive carp species found in Clay County Lake.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/15/2021].

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