Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156775
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateTN
LocalityKentucky Lake [Tennessee River]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKentucky Lake
HUC8 Number06040005
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsA state record fish (by gear)through January 1, 2003.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size58 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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