Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID624184
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyDes Moines
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlint-Henderson
HUC8 Number07080104
HUC10 NameSpring Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010415
HUC12 NameFish Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801041505
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26686
Author:Mosel, K.J.
Date:2013
Title:Bighead and silver carp captures in the upper Mississippi River pools 17-20.
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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

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