Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34860
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
CountyEast Carroll
LocalityMississippi River and backwater lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Greenville
HUC8 Number08030100
HUC10 NameCottonwood Chute-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0803010002
HUC12 Name80301000200
HUC12 Number080301000200
Map
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Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:468
Author:Carp Task Force.
Date:1989
Title:Report to the Louisiana Legislature, March, 1989.
Publisher:US Fish and Wildlife Service.
Pages:25 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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