Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1321167
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateWV
CountyMason
LocalityOhio River, upstream of R.C. Byrd Dam, near Gallipolis Ferry
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRaccoon-Symmes
HUC8 Number05090101
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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