Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157419
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateNE
CountyWashington
LocalityMissouri River at De Soto Lake [an oxbow lake just W of Blair, NE] in the De Soto National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Papillion-Mosquito
HUC8 Number10230006
HUC10 NameHoney Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1023000605
HUC12 NameMoores Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102300060502
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month5
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsCaught on 4 lb test line.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size47.5 lbs.
Photo
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis


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