Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158642
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateKY
CountyFranklin
LocalityKentucky River, Pool 3, within a mile downstream of Frankfort and Lock and Dam #4
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kentucky
HUC8 Number05100205
HUC10 NameClear Creek-Kentucky River
HUC10 Number0510020507
HUC12 NameCedar Run-Kentucky River
HUC12 Number051002050710
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month5
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsSilver carp have not been documented here yet.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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