Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159457
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityKaskaskia River at lock and dam, about 6.5 mi NNW of Chester
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kaskaskia
HUC8 Number07140204
HUC10 NameKaskaskia River
HUC10 Number0714020409
HUC12 NameCamp Creek-Kaskaskia River
HUC12 Number071402040910
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month7
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsT31N, R9W
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 32910
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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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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