Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID879888
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIA
CountyWapello
LocalityDes Moines River at Edyyville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameBluff Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000905
HUC12 NameSt Joseph Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000090505
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsSizes are combined with ID#879886, 879889, and 879890.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIowa State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected231
Size641.4 mm TL avg.; 2.6 kg avg.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/18/2021].

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