Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34363
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyUnion
LocalityOhio River below Uniontown Lock and Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHighland-Pigeon
HUC8 Number05140202
HUC10 NameLower Highland Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020207
HUC12 NameSibley Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402020705
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:503
Author:Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Date:1991
Title:Federal Aid Report for the State of Kentucky.
Volume:March
Pages:8
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalKY FWS
VerifierMike Freeze, Arkansas Game and Fish.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size7.25 kg


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