Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID860734
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyClark
LocalityWabash River at Darwin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Wabash-Busseron
HUC8 Number05120111
HUC10 NamePrairie Creek-Wabash River
HUC10 Number0512011111
HUC12 NameOxendine Bayou-Wabash River
HUC12 Number051201111103
Map
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Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27225
Author:Stuck, J.G., A.P. Porreca, D.H. Wahl, and R.E. Colombo.
Date:2015
Title:Contrasting population demographics of invasive silver carp between an impounded and free-flowing river.
Journal:North American Journal of Fisheries Management
Volume:35
Pages:114-122
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2021].

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