Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543663
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMO
CountyNew Madrid
LocalitySt. Johns Bayou, below structure
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNew Madrid-St. Johns
HUC8 Number08020201
HUC10 NameSt. Johns Bayou
HUC10 Number0802020103
HUC12 NameSt. Johns Ditch-St. Johns Bayou
HUC12 Number080202010309
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month8
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
Museum Cat NumberNLU 80724
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Year ClassYOY
Size34,35,38,47 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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