Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164609
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyWinnebago
LocalityRock River, just below Fordam Dam in Rockford
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Rock
HUC8 Number07090005
HUC10 NameKeith Creek-Rock River
HUC10 Number0709000501
HUC12 NameSpring Creek-Rock Creek
HUC12 Number070900050107
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~7.5 lbs, 22 in.
Number Released0


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/4/2020].

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