Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543593
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyVan Buren
LocalityDes Moines River at Keosauqua
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameReeds Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000912
HUC12 NameCoppers Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000091206
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25849
Author:Irons, K.
Date:2012
Title:Asian carp white paper survey to states.
Publisher:Illinois DNR
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/7/2021].

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