Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID238093
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
LocalityIllinois River, La Grange Reach [extends from La Grange Lock & Dam located south of Beardstown, IL upstream to Peoria Lock & Dam near Peoria, IL.]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Lake Chautauqua
HUC8 Number07130003
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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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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