Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1328053
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityIllinois River, Dresden Island Pool
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameDes Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000409
HUC12 NameDes Plaines River
HUC12 Number071200040905
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month7
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
Size830 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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