Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159520
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyJackson
LocalityBig Muddy River at old RR trestle ca. 1/4 mi upstream of bridge on Town Creek Rd., south of Murphysboro
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Muddy
HUC8 Number07140106
HUC10 NameCedar Creek-Big Muddy River
HUC10 Number0714010612
HUC12 NameMud Creek-Big Muddy River
HUC12 Number071401061201
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsT9S, R2W, SEc. 8 SE 1/4. Gage height 4.37 ft, ca. 125 cfs discharge.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 44176
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/12/2021].

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