Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157073
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateAR
CountyDesha
LocalityArkansas River from Dam #2 downriver to the Mississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Arkansas
HUC8 Number08020401
HUC10 NameLower Arkansas Outlet
HUC10 Number0802040104
HUC12 NameSaw Mill Bend Cutoff-Lower Arkansas Outlet
HUC12 Number080204010404
Map
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Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsRoutinely snagged by fishermen.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2021].

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