Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID263247
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityDes Plaines River [R.M. 290.2] at confluence with the the CS&S Canal [N side of Joliet]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameChicago Sanitary and Ship Canal-Des Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000407
HUC12 NameMaple Lake-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC12 Number071200040705
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsNot captured.
Record TypePersonal communication
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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