Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID161012
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityPicayune Chute [across the Mississippi River from Cape Girardeau, MO]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameCape La Croix Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010505
HUC12 NameFlora Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050502
Map
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Collection Year1999
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 98629
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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