Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID276886
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyMacon
LocalitySangamon River, just below Lake Decatur Dam
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Sangamon
HUC8 Number07130006
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20931
Author:Unknown.
Date:2011
Title:Asian Carp Watch Issue.
Publisher:Decatur Tribune Online Edition
Volume:7
Issue:12
Comments"This is the first documentation of them in large number below the dam."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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