Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1323013
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateWI
CountyColumbia
LocalityWisconsin River ~350 feet downstream of face of Prairie Du Sac Dam and ~300 feet off of the Columbia County shoreline.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Wisconsin
HUC8 Number07070005
HUC10 NameOtter Creek-Wisconsin River
HUC10 Number0707000503
HUC12 NameDunbar Creek-Wisconsin River
HUC12 Number070700050303
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month11
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size41.8 inches TL; 33 lbs.
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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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