Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1327740
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyGrundy
LocalityIllinois River, Marseilles Pool
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameWaupecan Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0712000507
HUC12 NameHeidecke Lake-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071200050701
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29241
Author:Henderson, Kjetil
Date:2016
Title:Asian carp in the Illinois River, 2015-2016
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUS Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Sizemm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/21/2022].

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