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Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Silver Carp) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family Xenocyprididae. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to the Palearctic, Russia, and China. They are diurnal. Individuals can grow to 120 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on swimming to move around.

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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