Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID547259
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMO
CountyBoone
LocalityHominy Creek in Columbia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Missouri-Moreau
HUC8 Number10300102
HUC10 NameHinkson Creek
HUC10 Number1030010206
HUC12 NameMiddle Hinkson Creek
HUC12 Number103001020602
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo. Found dead on bank after flooded creek receded.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Sizeapprox. 30 - 40 cm; 500 - 1000 kg
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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