Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID167678
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyLa Salle
LocalityIllinois River, up to the Starved Rock Lock and Dam, RM 231.0
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Senachwine Lake
HUC8 Number07130001
HUC10 NameClark Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000102
HUC12 NameLa Salle Canyon-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300010203
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected28


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/21/2021].

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