Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID283371
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountySt. Tammany
LocalityLacombe Bayou, just E of HWY 190
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLiberty Bayou-Tchefuncta
HUC8 Number08090201
HUC10 NameLacombe Bayou-Bayou Bonfouca
HUC10 Number0809020103
HUC12 NameBig Branch Bayou-Lacombe Bayou
HUC12 Number080902010304
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Comments"A silver carp jumped into a boat in Bayou Lacombe yesterday. The fish was brought to our office and identified."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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