Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1336703
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIN
CountyPerry
LocalityOhio River - Cannelton Pool - Big Poison Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlue-Sinking
HUC8 Number05140104
HUC10 NameYellowbank Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514010414
HUC12 NamePoison Creek
HUC12 Number051401041404
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29475
Author:Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Date:2017
Title:Asian Carp collections in October 2015 - December 2016
Publisher:Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierKentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2020].

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