Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID860738
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyWabash
LocalityWabash River at Mt. Carmel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Wabash
HUC8 Number05120113
HUC10 NameCoffee Bayou-Wabash River
HUC10 Number0512011303
HUC12 NameGreathouse Creek-Wabash River
HUC12 Number051201130304
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 [5/15/2021].

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