Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID42889
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyWashington
LocalityMississippi River (R>M. 548.2) at Ashbrook-MIller Bend Dike #1 [8 mi N of Greenville]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Greenville
HUC8 Number08030100
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Disposalfomalin
VerifierTennessee Valley Authority, Norris, TN
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size8 lb. 2oz.
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/12/2021].

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