Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID282947
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountySt. John the Baptist
LocalityLake Des Allemands
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
HUC10 NameBayou Chevreuil-Lac Des Allemands
HUC10 Number0809030102
HUC12 NameLac Des Allemands
HUC12 Number080903010210
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month4
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsFish kill of this species observed in the lake in 2008 by state biologists.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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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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