Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1460149
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyGrundy
LocalityIllinois River, Dresden Pool
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameWaupecan Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0712000507
HUC12 NameHeidecke Lake-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071200050701
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month3
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31327
Author:Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Date:2018
Title:Illinois DNR Asian carp collections in Dresden and Rock Run pools, 2010 - March 2018
Publisher:Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIllinois DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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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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