Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1474319
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMN
CountyChippewa
LocalityMinnesota River, near Granite Falls
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHawk-Yellow Medicine
HUC8 Number07020004
HUC10 NameStony Run Creek-Minnesota River
HUC10 Number0702000402
HUC12 NameCity of Granite Falls-Minnesota River
HUC12 Number070200040207
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1173 mm TL; 16.9 kg
Number of Breeding Males1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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