Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543645
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyCoahoma
LocalityMississippi River (NW of Clarksdale)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Helena
HUC8 Number08020100
HUC10 NameDeSoto Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0802010002
HUC12 Name80201000200
HUC12 Number080201000200
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25943
Author:Killgore, J.
Date:2013
Title:Young-of-the-year bighead and silver carp collections in the lower Mississippi River Valley, 1994-2010.
Publisher:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year ClassYOY
Size15 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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