Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159572
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyCalhoun
LocalityMississippi River at Batchtown Wildlife Management Area, RM 245.8 (behind Turner Island)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThe Sny
HUC8 Number07110004
HUC10 NameBobs Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000411
HUC12 NameDogtown Hollow-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100041109
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsT12S, R3W.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 43927
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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