Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1463677
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyGrundy
LocalityBass Lake (Lake No. 3) in Mazonia-Braidwood State Fish and Wildlife Area waters
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameGranary Creek-Mazon River
HUC10 Number0712000502
HUC12 NameTown of Godley-Mazon River
HUC12 Number071200050206
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size762 mm TL; 5,520 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/17/2021].

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