Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157262
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyMonona
LocalityMissouri River (R.M. 685) at Louisville Bend {~5 mi S of Onawa, IA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlackbird-Soldier
HUC8 Number10230001
HUC10 NameTekamah Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1023000104
HUC12 NameLake Quinnebaugh-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102300010407
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsFirst bighead sampled by Iowa DNR.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest RecordCounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2022].

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