Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164401
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateKS
CountyKiowa
Localitya farm pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Salt Fork Arkansas
HUC8 Number11060002
HUC10 NameMule Creek
HUC10 Number1106000201
HUC12 Name110600020101-Mule Creek
HUC12 Number110600020101
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month5
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsThe pond was being seined to save sportfish from dessication. See voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Disposaldestroyed
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Released0


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

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