Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID279370
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountySt. Mary
LocalityAtchafalaya Basin, Miller's Chute
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
HUC10 NameAtchafalaya Basin Main Channel
HUC10 Number0808010104
HUC12 NameLower Lake Long Pass-Grand Lake
HUC12 Number080801010407
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month10
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size13 in.
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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