Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1547861
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMN
CountyWashington
LocalitySt. Croix River, in Oak Park Heights at Xcel Energy King Power Plant
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower St. Croix
HUC8 Number07030005
HUC10 NameLake Saint Croix
HUC10 Number0703000512
HUC12 NameCity of Stillwater-Lake Saint Croix
HUC12 Number070300051201
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33321
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2019
Title:Four invasive carp confirmed in Minnesota waters.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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