Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159550
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyJackson
LocalityKinkaid Creek below spillway of Lake Kinkaid
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Muddy
HUC8 Number07140106
HUC10 NameKinkaid Creek
HUC10 Number0714010611
HUC12 NameKinkaid Lake-Kinkaid Creek
HUC12 Number071401061102
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsT8S, R3W, Sec. 5, NE1/4. Found in riffles and isolated pools. Five specimens given to Pat Ceas (EKU) as gift.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 32021
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected88


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/18/2022].

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