Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158529
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateLA
CountyOuachita
LocalityGourd Bayou (Bayou Lafourche), 1.3 mi SE of Hwy 594 and I-20, Jct. 58, T17N, R58
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBoeuf
HUC8 Number08050001
HUC10 NameLake Lafourche-Bayou Lafourche
HUC10 Number0805000113
HUC12 NameGourd Bayou
HUC12 Number080500011306
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month7
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberNLU 72488
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2022].

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