Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1697366
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Calumet, Chicago Area Waterway System
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010606
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month8
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:38226
Author:Anonymous
Date:2022
Title:Invasive Silver Carp removed from Lake Calumet
Publisher:Invasive Carp Regional Coordinating Committee
CommentsOne animal removed after a report of a carp sighting in the waterbody
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIllinois Department of Natural Resources; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size38.3 in L; 22 pounds


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2022].

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