Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)

16 results for Hypophthalmichthys nobilis (Bighead Carp)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
775331 KYCarrollOhio River2011 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyestablished
280442 KYCarrollOhio River (R.M. 546.6) at mouth of Little Kentucky River in Prestonville2011 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyunknown
164652 KYCarrollOhio River at mouth of Kentucky River in Carrollton2004 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyestablished
775287 KYJeffersonBeargrass Creek2008 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyestablished
1336632 KYJeffersonCannelton Pool - McAlpine Tailwater2016 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyunknown
775309 KYJeffersonOhio River2005 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyestablished
775423 KYJeffersonOhio River2005 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyestablished
1336615 KYJeffersonOhio River - Cannelton Pool2016 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyunknown
1336603 KYJeffersonOhio River - Cannelton Pool - Falls of the Ohio2016 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyunknown
1336500 KYJeffersonOhio River - McAlpine Pool2016 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyunknown
1336661 KYJeffersonOhio River - McAlpine Tailwaters2016 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyunknown
1322982 KYJeffersonSand Island2016 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyestablished
1322987 KYJeffersonSand Island2016 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyestablished
887860 KYOldham18 Mile Creek2015 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyestablished
775405 KYTrimbleOhio River2005 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyestablished
1336604 KYTrimbleOhio River - McAlpine Pool - Kentucky River2016 05140101 Silver-Little Kentuckyunknown

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/24/2024].

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