Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1542540
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyGrundy
LocalityDes Plaines River at Kankakee confluence
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKankakee
HUC8 Number07120001
HUC10 NameKankakee River
HUC10 Number0712000118
HUC12 NameKankakee River
HUC12 Number071200011809
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month9
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32270
Author:Belcik, J.T.
Date:2018
Title:Nonindigenous Fishes in the Upper Illinois River Basin Waterways (2013-2018)
Publisher:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUS Army Corps of Engineers
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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