Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID273897
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 Day7
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19597
Author:Sass, G.G., T.R. Cook, K.S. Irons, M.A. McClelland, N.N. Michaels, T.M. O'Hara, and M.R. Stroub
Date:2010
Title:A mark-recapture population estimate for invasive silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) in the La Grange Reach, Illinois River.
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:12
Issue:3
Pages:433-436
CommentsSampling period ended on January 8, 2008 for this mark-recapture study.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4,540
Sizeavg. 563 mm
Number Released4540


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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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