Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156772
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateTN
CountyStewart
LocalityLake Barkley [Cumberland River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130205
HUC10 NameSaline Creek-Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020504
HUC12 NameDry Creek-Cumberland River
HUC12 Number051302050408
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month5
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsA state record fish through January 1, 2003.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size62 lbs. 4 oz.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2022].

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