Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID551082
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateIL
CountyVermilion
LocalityVermillion River, downstream of Danville Dam [in Danville]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number05120109
HUC10 NameVermilion River
HUC10 Number0512010909
HUC12 NameWhite Branch-Vermilion River
HUC12 Number051201090906
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~12 in.
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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