Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158021
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyMarion
LocalityDes Moines River below Lake Red Rock
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 Day30
Collection Month7
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13716
Author:Iowa DNR.
Date:2003
Title:Non native fish species found in Iowa interior streams.
Publisher:Iowa DNR.
Commentsnew state record
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size54 lbs; 48 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2020].

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