Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164823
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateVA
CountyWashington
Localitya pond at mile marker 8.6 adjacent to I-81
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Fork Holston
HUC8 Number06010102
HUC10 NameBeaver Creek
HUC10 Number0601010205
HUC12 NameLittle Creek-Beaver Creek
HUC12 Number060101020501
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month7
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased
Statusfailed
CommentsA truck hauling live fish had an accident on 7/4/1996, the fish were stocked in a nearby pond by rescue workers. 8 have been collected since then. Will not be able to reproduce in a pond.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/5/2021].

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