Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1421522
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateWI
LocalityWisconsin River, below Prairie du Sac Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Wisconsin
HUC8 Number07070005
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30806
Author:Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2017
Title:Four bighead carp caught on the lower Wisconsin River during fall surveys.
Publisher:Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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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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