Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157217
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateAL
CountyWilcox
LocalityAlabama River at Millers Ferry Lock and Dam [William Dannelly Reservoir just W of Millers Ferry, AL]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Alabama
HUC8 Number03150203
HUC10 NameDixon Creek-Alabama River
HUC10 Number0315020307
HUC12 NameRockwest Creek
HUC12 Number031502030703
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsCaught in lock chamber.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberGeol. Surv. Ala.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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