Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID887857
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateKY
CountyOwen
LocalityLittle Kentucky River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kentucky
HUC8 Number05100205
HUC10 NameUpper Eagle Creek
HUC10 Number0510020513
HUC12 NameBrush Creek-Eagle Creek
HUC12 Number051002051310
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28143
Author:Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Date:2015
Title:Collection data of Asian Carp from Kentucky waters in 2015. Provided by Neal Jackson on 2015-09-16.
Publisher:Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected9


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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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