Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1418838
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyJo Daviess
LocalityMississippi River, Pool 13, RM 550.2, lower Crooked Slough
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameApple-Plum
HUC8 Number07060005
HUC10 NamePleasant Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000504
HUC12 NameCrooked Slough-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600050406
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsBoth mature males.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size742 mm TL, 5.1 kg; 843 mm TL, 8.8 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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