Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID284603
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateOH
CountyHamilton
LocalityLittle Miami River, 0.3 mi above confluence with the Ohio River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Miami
HUC8 Number05090202
HUC10 NameSycamore Creek-Little Miami River
HUC10 Number0509020214
HUC12 NameClough Creek-Little Miami River
HUC12 Number050902021406
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsFive others eluded capture. No juveniles observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size10-20 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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