Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID163164
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateKY
CountyUnion
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 846), at Uniontown Lock & Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHighland-Pigeon
HUC8 Number05140202
HUC10 NameLower Highland Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020207
HUC12 NameSibley Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402020705
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month9
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~24-27 cm, 0.152 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2022].

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