Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159555
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyMississippi
LocalityMud Ditch/Wilkerson Ditch/Ten Mile Pond Ditch off county road 518 bridge, approx. 1 mile W of Missouri Hwy VV
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNew Madrid-St. Johns
HUC8 Number08020201
HUC10 NameNew Madrid Floodway
HUC10 Number0802020102
HUC12 NameJames Bayou-St Johns Diversion Ditch
HUC12 Number080202010203
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month10
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsT24N, R16E, Sec. 21, 28.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 32626
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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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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