Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1321148
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateOH
CountyJefferson
LocalityOhio River at Rayland, Ohio
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio-Wheeling
HUC8 Number05030106
HUC10 NamePiney Fork-Short Creek
HUC10 Number0503010602
HUC12 NameDry Fork-Short Creek
HUC12 Number050301060207
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierPhil Hillman, OH DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2022].

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