NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID40104
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateOH
CountyOttawa
LocalityLake Erie, Sandusky Bay [in Sandusky]
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number4120200
Map
Collection Day6
Collection Month6
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13976
Author:Morrison, B.J., J.C. Casselman, T.B. Johnson, and D.L. Noakes.
Date:2004
Title:New Asian Carp Genus (Hypophthalmichthys) in Lake Erie.
Journal:Fisheries
Volume:29
Issue:8
Pages:6, 7, 44
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierRoger Knight, biologist, Ohio DNR, Sandusky
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~900 mm
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/30/2014].

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