Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159561
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyJackson
LocalityKinkaid Creek directly below spillway of Kinkaid Reservoir
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 Day18
Collection Month3
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 36008
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size36 in (TL)


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2022].

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