Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457396
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateWI
CountyGrant
LocalityMississippi River RM 597 Pool 11 [near McCartney]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGrant-Little Maquoketa
HUC8 Number07060003
HUC10 NameSny Magill Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000307
HUC12 NameMcCartney Branch-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600030707
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month3
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsEggs present.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierWisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size44.5 in.; 39.6 lbs.
Number of Breeding Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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