Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159547
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyPope
LocalityAlcorn Creek, mouth of Alcorn Creek at Smithland Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio-Bay
HUC8 Number05140203
HUC10 NameBarren Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020309
HUC12 NameSister Islands-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402030905
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month10
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsT15S, R7E, Sec. 32, NE1/4
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 30580
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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