Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1463865
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityDes Plaines River, RM 279.3, Dresden Island Pool, 1.5 mi above I-55 bridge
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 Day18
Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31489
Author:Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Date:2016
Title:Asian Carp eggs and larvae identified in the Upper Illinois Waterway during 2015.
CommentsGenetically identified.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Year Class0
Size8.5 - 10.0 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/18/2021].

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