Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156755
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateTN
CountyMarion
LocalityTennessee River at Nickajack Lake Reservoir, downstream of Chattanooga
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Tennessee-Chickamauga
HUC8 Number06020001
HUC10 NameNickajack Lake-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0602000112
HUC12 NameLower Nickajack Lake-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060200011204
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month6
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsTied a state record until May, 2002
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size47 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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