Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157598
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyCamden
LocalityLake of the Ozarks
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake of the Ozarks
HUC8 Number10290109
HUC10 NameGravois Creek-Osage River
HUC10 Number1029010904
HUC12 NameLinn Creek-Lake of the Ozarks
HUC12 Number102901090401
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month3
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsLocal biologists have seen no small fish in past several years.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size75 pounds


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2022].

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