Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159374
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMS
CountyWilkinson
LocalityLake Mary - old Homochitto River bed
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Natchez
HUC8 Number08060100
HUC10 NameLake Mary-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0806010006
HUC12 Name080601000600
HUC12 Number080601000600
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2000
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 28656
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size610 mm
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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