Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID297394
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyMarshall
LocalityKentucky Lake tail-waters (below dam)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Tennessee
HUC8 Number06040006
HUC10 NameIsland Creek-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0604000605
HUC12 NameGuess Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060400060502
Map
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Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25728
Author:Bruggers, J.
Date:2013
Title:Cash awards for first Asian carp tourney.
Publisher:Couriour Journal
Issue:February 14
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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