Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1464210
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyTaney
LocalityWhite River, in Bull Shoals Lake, 0.5 m downriver of a marina [~3 mi ESE of Kirbyville]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBull Shoals Lake
HUC8 Number11010003
HUC10 NameTucker Hollow-White River
HUC10 Number1101000305
HUC12 NameTrigger Creek-Bull Shoals Lake
HUC12 Number110100030501
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day9
Collection Month6
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased
Statusunknown
CommentsNo others observed. Likely stocked illegally as it is far from a known population and above a dam.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalMissouri Department of Conservation
VerifierMissouri Department of Conservation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size43 in TL; 45 lbs.


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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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