Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165138
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyWhite
LocalityWabash River (R.M. 23.5) [~5 mi W of Mt. Vernon, IN]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Wabash
HUC8 Number05120113
HUC10 NameLevy Slough-Wabash River
HUC10 Number0512011309
HUC12 NameSandy Slough-Wabash River
HUC12 Number051201130902
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23985
Author:Spaeth, J.
Date:2011
Title:Fish collection database for Ohio and Illinois river basins 1957-2011.
Publisher:Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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