Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159289
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMS
CountySharkey
LocalityLittle Sunflower River, Hwy 16, 7.5 km SE of Rolling Fork
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Sunflower
HUC8 Number08030207
HUC10 NameSilver Creek-Big Sunflower River
HUC10 Number0803020717
HUC12 NameAmerican Churte
HUC12 Number080302071707
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2003
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
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberMMNS 29718
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size53.51 mm (SL)
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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