Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159268
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateAL
CountyColbert
LocalityBear Creek on Pickwick Lake [Alabama portion of lake between Colbert County, AL and Tishomingo County, MS]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBear
HUC8 Number06030006
HUC10 NameLower Bear Creek
HUC10 Number0603000603
HUC12 NameBear Creek-Pickwick Lake
HUC12 Number060300060307
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13923
Author:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Date:2004
Title:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Nonindigenous Fish Records.
Publisher:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMississippi Museum of Natural Science
Museum Cat NumberMMNS 23039
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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