Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159571
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityLake Creek immediately below the spillway of Horseshoe Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCache
HUC8 Number07140108
HUC10 NameBoar Creek-Cache River
HUC10 Number0714010803
HUC12 NameLake Creek
HUC12 Number071401080303
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month4
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsT16S, R2W, Sec. 21 SW1/4.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 43886
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2022].

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