Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157242
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyAppanoose
LocalityChariton River, Rathbun Lake outlet, below lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Chariton
HUC8 Number10280201
HUC10 NameCooper Creek-Chariton River
HUC10 Number1028020104
HUC12 NameSnyder Branch-Chariton River
HUC12 Number102802010404
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsApproximately 6,000 pounds of bighead carp were removed from the tailrace during spillway inspection.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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