Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157244
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyMarion
LocalityDes Moines River at Lake Red Rock Dam (R.M. 141) [near Knoxville, IA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameBluff Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000905
HUC12 NamePrice Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000090501
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsHave been collected from the mouth of the DesMoines River up to Red Rock Dam.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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