Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34489
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyUnion
LocalityOhio River at Uniontown 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 Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
Reference 2
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.
CommentsMay have escaped from local ponds or as stragglers from plantings in Arkansas.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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