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Silver Carp

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Valenciennes 1844)

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Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Silver Carp) is a species of bony fishes in the family Xenocyprididae. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Silver Carp is native to Russia and China. Individuals can grow to 50.0 kg. Silver Carp has sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Silver carp. View this species on GBIF