Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159539
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateKY
CountyCalloway
LocalityKentucky Lake, Blood River Arm
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKentucky Lake
HUC8 Number06040005
HUC10 NameBlood River
HUC10 Number0604000508
HUC12 NameBeechy Creek-Blood River
HUC12 Number060400050803
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 25108
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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