Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID282888
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyFranklin
LocalityRend Lake, near CR800E bridge, up from Sesser Public Use Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Muddy
HUC8 Number07140106
HUC10 NameRend Lake-Big Muddy River
HUC10 Number0714010603
HUC12 NameWard Branch-Rend Lake
HUC12 Number071401060303
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo. Subsequent surveys found no other carp.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaldestroyed
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/15/2021].

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