Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID283621
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountyVermilion
LocalitySeventh Ward Canal [near Rt. 82 crossing]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMermentau
HUC8 Number08080202
HUC10 NameCoulee Baton Canal-Frontal Intercoastal Waterway
HUC10 Number0808020205
HUC12 NameSeventh Ward Canal-Frontal Intercoastal Waterway
HUC12 Number080802020503
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsJumped into boat.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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