Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1447240
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateOH
CountyJefferson
LocalityOhio River [near New Cumberland Lock and Dam at Statton ]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio
HUC8 Number05030101
HUC10 NameKings Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503010111
HUC12 NameHardin Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050301011106
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month1
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsImpinged on a power plant water intake screen.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2022].

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