Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1247397
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMN
CountyNicollet
LocalityMinnesota River, near New Ulm
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Minnesota
HUC8 Number07020007
HUC10 NameCity of New Ulm-Minnesota River
HUC10 Number0702000706
HUC12 NameCity of New Ulm-Minnesota River
HUC12 Number070200070604
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month2
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28483
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Date:2016
Title:Bighead carp caught on Minnesota River
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size974 mm TL; 11.7 kg
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