Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID279878
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyHamilton
Localitystanding pool near Big Creek, N of McLeansboro at Rt. 242
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSkillet
HUC8 Number05120115
HUC10 NameBig Creek
HUC10 Number0512011504
HUC12 NameMiddle Creek-Big Creek
HUC12 Number051201150405
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month11
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany
Year Classjuvenile
Size4-5 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/17/2021].

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