Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix × nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix × nobilis
(Silver Carp × Bighead Carp)
Exotic Hybrid

Specimen ID1418950
Speciesmolitrix × nobilis
Common NameSilver Carp × Bighead Carp
LocalityRochester Community Park Pond in Rochester
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Fork Sangamon
HUC8 Number07130007
HUC10 NameLower South Fork Sangamon River
HUC10 Number0713000708
HUC12 NameBlack Branch-South Fork Sangamon River
HUC12 Number071300070802
Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
CommentsOne or two others seen, possibly hybrids as well, but not captured.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Number Collected1
Size20 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/13/2024].

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