Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1446484
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyLaSalle
LocalityIllinois River, at river mile 223.7 near La Salle
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Senachwine Lake
HUC8 Number07130001
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size36 inches


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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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