Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID630387
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyHancock
LocalityGulf of Mexico, St. Louis Bay, off Washington St. pier
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NamePass Marianne-Mississippi Sound
HUC10 Number0317000914
HUC12 NameCampbell Bayou-Bayou Caddy
HUC12 Number031700091401
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month4
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMississippi Dept. of Marine Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/6/2021].

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