Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1613849
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMN
CountyDakota
LocalityMississippi River, Lock and Dam 2
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameLock and Dam No 2-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701020609
HUC12 NameSpring Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070102060903
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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