Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID162756
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateTN
CountyTipton
LocalityBear Creek, lower 3/4 mile [~10 mi W of Munford, TN]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameMemphis-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010007
HUC12 NameBear Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number080101000701
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUT????
VerifierD. Etnier, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10
Year ClassYOY
Size19-35 mm SL
Number Preserved10
Number of Juveniles10


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