Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1541661
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyDubuque
LocalityMississippi River, Pool 12 [N side of Dubuque]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameApple-Plum
HUC8 Number07060005
HUC10 NameSinnisawa River-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000502
HUC12 NameFrentress Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600050202
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month3
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen had a a lamprey scar.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalWestern Illinois University
VerifierIowa Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1100 mm TL; 20,880 g
Number of Breeding Females1


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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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