Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID879859
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyHenry
LocalitySkunk River at confluence with Big Cedar Creek [near Rome]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSkunk
HUC8 Number07080107
HUC10 NameCedar Creek
HUC10 Number0708010707
HUC12 NameCedar Creek
HUC12 Number070801070710
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIowa State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Size~400-650 mm TL


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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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