Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280482
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyPeoria
LocalityIllinois River (R.M. 159.8) near West Peoria
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Lake Chautauqua
HUC8 Number07130003
HUC10 NameLamarsh Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000303
HUC12 NamePekin Lake-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300030304
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23985
Author:Spaeth, J.
Date:2011
Title:Fish collection database for Ohio and Illinois river basins 1957-2011.
Publisher:Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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