Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159269
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMS
CountyWarren
LocalityMississippi River, bayou off river below Vicksburg
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Natchez
HUC8 Number08060100
HUC10 NameHatcher Bayou-Hennesseys Bayou
HUC10 Number0806010001
HUC12 NameHennesseys Bayou
HUC12 Number080601000103
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month5
Collection Year1991
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 23003
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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