Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID162755
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyMiller
LocalityOsage River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Osage
HUC8 Number10290111
HUC10 NameSaline Creek-Osage River
HUC10 Number1029011102
HUC12 NameGum Creek-Osage River
HUC12 Number102901110205
Map
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Collection Month2
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUT????
VerifierW. Pflieger
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size115-163 mm SL
Number Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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