Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID645239
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMN
CountyWashington
LocalityMississippi River Pool 2 near Cottage Grove
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsEggs present.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size831 mm TL; 8.4 kg
Number of Breeding Females1
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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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