Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID281738
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMN
CountyWinona
LocalityMississippi River, near Winona
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-Whitewater
HUC8 Number07040003
HUC10 NameCity of Winona-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000306
HUC12 NameCity of Winona-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400030610
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month3
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24699
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Date:2012
Title:Silver, bighead carp were caught by commercial fishermen March 1 in Mississippi River near Winona
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size8 lbs.


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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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