Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34488
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyJefferson
LocalityOhio River at Louisville (at falls)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSilver-Little Kentucky
HUC8 Number05140101
HUC10 NameBear Grass Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514010109
HUC12 NameFall Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051401010904
Map
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Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:186
Author:Pearson, W.D., and L.A. Krumholz.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution and status of Ohio River fishes. ORNL/sub/79-7831/1.
Publisher:Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:82
Author:Burr, B.M., and M.L. Warren, Jr.
Date:1986
Title:A distributional atlas of Kentucky fishes. Scientific and Technical Series No. 4.
Publisher:Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
Pages:398 pp
CommentsMay have escaped from local ponds or as stragglers from plantings in Arkansas.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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