Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159542
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyUnion
LocalityLyerle Lake at Union County Conservation Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameSexton Creek
HUC10 Number0714010507
HUC12 NameRunning Lake Ditch
HUC12 Number071401050701
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsTeeth and cleithrum ca. 46lb.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 27379
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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