Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159794
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateAL
CountyJackson
Localityunnamed creek near Scottsboro [tributary of the Tennessee River at Gunterville Lake]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGuntersville Lake
HUC8 Number06030001
HUC10 NameUpper Guntersville Lake
HUC10 Number0603000106
HUC12 NameRoseberry Creek
HUC12 Number060300010603
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Commentsa bowfishing world record. Insufficient over-wintering and reproductive data to justify established status
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size85 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/6/2020].

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