Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID241471
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyGrundy
LocalityIllinois River (R.M. 265) at Peacock Slough in Marseilles pool in Morris
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 Day25
Collection Month10
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsAdditionally, fish were implanted with ultrasonic transmitters and floy tagged.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
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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