Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156756
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateTN
CountyMarion
LocalityTennessee River at Guntersville Lake [tailrace of Nickajack Dam]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGuntersville Lake
HUC8 Number06030001
HUC10 NameWidows Creek-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0603000102
HUC12 NameJones Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300010201
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsWas tied for the 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 [11/29/2022].

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