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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. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Russia and China. Individuals can grow to 105 cm. They have 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