Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1334743
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyWapello
LocalityDes Moines River at Cliffland, 1.5 km upstream (northwest) of Cliffland Road bridge crossing the Des Moines River at the confluence of Village Creek and the Des Moines River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameMiddle Avery Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000907
HUC12 NameKettle Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000090709
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29302
Author:Camacho, C.
Date:2017
Title:Asian Carp egg and larval presence in the Mississippi Basin, 2014-2015.
Publisher:Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassEggs


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2020].

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