Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1322989
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateWV
CountyMason
LocalityOhio River, Old R. C. Byrd lock chamber, upper
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaccoon-Symmes
HUC8 Number05090101
HUC10 NameIndian Guyan Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509010107
HUC12 NameFlatfoot Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050901010704
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month9
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
Commentskilled
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1210 - 1210 mm TL


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