Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158655
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateOH
CountyMahoning
LocalityLake Glacier near Youngstown
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMahoning
HUC8 Number05030103
HUC10 NameMill Creek-Mahoning River
HUC10 Number0503010308
HUC12 NameAndersons Run-Mill Creek
HUC12 Number050301030803
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | escaped captivity pond
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16474
Author:Kolar, C.S., D.C. Chapman, W.R. Courtenay, Jr., C.M. Housel, J.D. Williams, and D.P. Jennings.
Date:2007
Title:Bigheaded carps - A biological synopsis and environmental risk assessment.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society Special Publication 33.
Pages:204 pp
CommentsFound dead along shoreline. http://www.alzad.com/news/2003/sep/16/mike-braun-a-shocking-development-no-bighead-carp/ Accessed 7/13/2011.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size51 in.
Number Released4


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