Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159560
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyLawrence
LocalityEmbarras River, 1500 m downstream of the CSX Transportation RR bridge at the town of Lawrenceville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEmbarras
HUC8 Number05120112
HUC10 NameIndian Creek-Embarras River
HUC10 Number0512011215
HUC12 NameOld Channel Embarras River
HUC12 Number051201121504
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsT13N, R11W, Sec. 8.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 42879
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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