Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159530
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityHorseshoe Lake Spillway (Cache River), 0.5 mi east of Miller City
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCache
HUC8 Number07140108
HUC10 NameBoar Creek-Cache River
HUC10 Number0714010803
HUC12 NameLake Creek
HUC12 Number071401080303
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1358
Author:Burr, B.M., D.J. Eisenhour, K.M. Cook, C.A. Taylor, G.L. Seegert, R.W. Sauer, and E.R. Atwood
Date:1996
Title:Nonnative fishes in Illinois waters: what do the records reveal?
Journal:Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science
Volume:89
Issue:1/2
Pages:73-91
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 21715
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/29/2021].

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