Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159750
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateCO
CountyArapahoe
LocalityCherry Creek Reservoir in Denver
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle South Platte-Cherry Creek
HUC8 Number10190003
HUC10 NameCherry Creek-South Platte River
HUC10 Number1019000303
HUC12 NameCherry Creek Lake-Cherry Creek
HUC12 Number101900030303
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14003
Author:Anonymous
Date:2004
Title:Beware of unwanted exotic fish.
Publisher:Summit Daily News
Issue:August 24
Comments2 caught by same angler on same night; this is only second record for the state; illegal stocking
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierPete Walker, CO Div. Wildlife
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Sizeto 15 lbs
Number Released0
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