Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1322961
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateKY
CountyBoone
LocalityBig Bone Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameBig Bone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020310
HUC12 NameBig Bone Creek
HUC12 Number050902031003
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29211
Author:Gillespie, N.
Date:2016
Title:Summary of US Fish and Wildlife Service Bighead and Silver Carp collections in the Ohio River for 2016
Publisher:US Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size1230 - 1325 mm TL
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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