Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID283618
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyClayton
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 625.4) in Clayton Bay above Clayton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGrant-Little Maquoketa
HUC8 Number07060003
HUC10 NameSny Magill Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000307
HUC12 NameLock and Dam No 10-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600030704
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsMale. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size755 mm; 5.04 kg
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/12/2021].

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