Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID32664
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateHI
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameHawaii Region
HUC8 Number20000000
HUC10 Number2001000013
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1911
Author:Davidson, J.R., J.A. Brock, and L.G.L. Young.
Date:1992
Title:Introduction of exotic species for aquaculture purposes.
Publisher:Maryland Sea Grant
Pages:Pages 83-101
CommentsIn aquaculture as late as 1989. No details given, it states "species was intentionally released and is not established". This species does not appear in a more recent book on Hawaii fishes (Mundy 2005).
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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