Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158531
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateLA
CountyMorehouse
LocalityBayou Lafourche (S10, R7E, T18N)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBoeuf
HUC8 Number08050001
HUC10 NameLake Lafourche-Bayou Lafourche
HUC10 Number0805000113
HUC12 NameIrwin Lake
HUC12 Number080500011302
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month4
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsCoordinates adjusted from the NLU data.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberNLU 72473
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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