Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158657
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateSD
LocalityBig Sioux River, below Sioux Falls
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Big Sioux
HUC8 Number10170203
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13953
Author:Kolar, C., W.R. Courtenay, Jr., C.M. Housel, J.D. Williams, and D.P. Jennings.
Date:2004
Title:Asian carps of the genus Hypophthalmichthys (Pisces, Cyprinidae) - a biological synopsis and risk assessment. Final draft report to Branch of Invasive Species.
Publisher:US Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC.
Pages:113 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13952
Author:South Dakota Dept. of Game, Fish and Parks.
Date:2003
Title:Silver carp discovered below Gavin's Point Dam.
Journal:Press Release
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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