Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID241469
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityIllinois River (R.M. 274.8) (Dresden pool), Three Rivers Marina near the Grand Creek Cutoff
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameDes Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000409
HUC12 NameDes Plaines River
HUC12 Number071200040905
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month10
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsThis fish was implanted with an ultrasonic transmitter and was floy tagged.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size722 mm TL; 5.6 kg
Number Released1


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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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