Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID775479
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyLouisa
LocalityMississippi River Pool 17
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCopperas-Duck
HUC8 Number07080101
HUC10 NameMuscatine Slough-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010107
HUC12 NameBoston Bay-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801010705
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month10
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27139
Author:Mosel, K.
Date:2014
Title:Asian carp data in the upper Mississippi River, 2014.
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
CommentsThree males, one undetermined.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected11
Size730-1002 mmTL; 4.96-14.2 kg
Number of Females7


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/7/2021].

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