Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID283332
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountyAscension
LocalityLake Martin, off the Amite River near the Diversion Canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAmite
HUC8 Number08070202
HUC10 NameAmite River-Lake Maurepas
HUC10 Number0807020209
HUC12 NameClay Cut Bayou-Amite River
HUC12 Number080702020904
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Size24-36 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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