Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID290279
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyTaylor
LocalityGreen River, RM 307.5 at Green River Dam stilling basin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Green
HUC8 Number05110001
HUC10 NameCasey Creek-Green River
HUC10 Number0511000103
HUC12 NameButler Creek-Green River
HUC12 Number051100010308
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsThere are 6 smaller navigational lock and dams, that vary considerably in size and condition, between the mouth of the Green and the Green River Dam.
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 [5/16/2021].

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