Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID238866
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyGrundy
LocalityIllinois River (R.M. 272.5) 1/2 mile below the confluence of the Des Plaines and Kankakee River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameWaupecan Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0712000507
HUC12 NameHeidecke Lake-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071200050701
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/8/2021].

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