Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543667
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyTunica
LocalityMississippi River, (RM 672) St. Francis dike sandbar
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Helena
HUC8 Number08020100
HUC10 NameTunica Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0802010001
HUC12 NameTunica Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080201000102
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month8
Collection Year2000
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 NumberMMNS 28695
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year ClassYOY
Size40.1 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/9/2021].

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