Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543598
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyHenderson
LocalityOhio River (RM 792-826) [vicinity of Evansville, IN and downstream]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHighland-Pigeon
HUC8 Number05140202
HUC10 NameBayou Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020206
HUC12 NameDiamond Island-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402020602
Map
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Collection Year2010
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 ClassYOY
Size3-6 cm


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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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