Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID749405
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMN
CountyWashington
LocalityMississippi River, lower Pool 2
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameLock and Dam No 2-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701020609
HUC12 NameSpring Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070102060903
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month10
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size871 mm TL; 8.68 kg
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/12/2021].

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