Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1327941
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyLaSalle
LocalityIllinois River, Starved Rock Pool
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Fox
HUC8 Number07120007
HUC10 NameRoods Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0712000706
HUC12 NameGoose Creek-Fox River
HUC12 Number071200070609
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29241
Author:Henderson, Kjetil
Date:2016
Title:Asian carp in the Illinois River, 2015-2016
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUS Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size587 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/7/2021].

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