Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157985
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMS
CountyWarren
LocalityYazoo River (lower part)near the mouth
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Yazoo
HUC8 Number08030208
HUC10 NameCentennial Lake-Yazoo River
HUC10 Number0803020802
HUC12 NameYazoo River Diversion Canal-Yazoo River
HUC12 Number080302080202
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13712
Author:Ross, S.T.
Date:2001
Title:The inland fishes of Mississippi.
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Commentscollected sometime between 1983-1995
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/28/2022].

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