Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159533
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateAL
CountyLauderdale
LocalityTennessee River in Florence just below A TVA dam [Wilson Dam]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePickwick Lake
HUC8 Number06030005
HUC10 NameTennessee River-Pickwick Lake
HUC10 Number0603000508
HUC12 NameSweetwater Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300050803
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~45 - 50 lbs


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2020].

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