Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160999
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyLa Salle
LocalityIllinois River, LaSalle County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameSouth Kickapoo Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0712000508
HUC12 NameWallbridge Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071200050803
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14023
Author:Illinois Natural History Survey.
Date:2004
Title:Illinois Natural History Survey Fish Collection Database Search Results.
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey.
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberINHS 51718
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/24/2020].

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