Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1428150
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMN
CountyWashington
LocalitySt. Croix River at King Power Plant, in Bayport
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower St. Croix
HUC8 Number07030005
HUC10 NameLake Saint Croix
HUC10 Number0703000512
HUC12 NameCity of Stillwater-Lake Saint Croix
HUC12 Number070300051201
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30878
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Date:2017
Title:DNR tagging invasive carp for first time
CommentsFish was acoustic tagged and released. External orange floy tag number 0247. This fish is currently being tracked by MN DNR personnel and an attempt will be made to recapture it winter 2017 or spring 2018.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1086 mm TL; 17.0 kg
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/28/2022].

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