Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID902630
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateMS
CountyRankin
LocalityPearl River, at Ross Barnett Reservoir Spillway
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Pearl-Strong
HUC8 Number03180002
HUC10 NameHanging Moss Creek-Pearl River
HUC10 Number0318000206
HUC12 NameBrashear Creek-Pearl River
HUC12 Number031800020601
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month11
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29067
Author:Slack, W.T., S.G. George, J.J. Hoover, B.R. Lewis, A.W. Katzenmeyer, R.T. Ruth, and M.D. Wagner.
Date:2016
Title:Occurrence of bigheaded carps (Hypophthalmichthys spp.) in the Pearl River Drainage, Louisiana and Mississippi, USA
Journal:BioInvasions Records
Volume:5
Issue:3
Pages:159-168
Commentsbelieved to have been washed into this drainage from the Mississippi during flooding
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/9/2021].

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