Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1652395
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMN
CountyJackson
LocalityWest Fork Little Sioux River, downstream of electric barrier below Illinois Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Sioux
HUC8 Number10230003
HUC10 NameWest Fork Little Sioux River
HUC10 Number1023000301
HUC12 NameRound Lake
HUC12 Number102300030101
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month7
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34619
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Date:2020
Title:DNR removes 18 invasive carp from Little Sioux River watershed in southwestern Minnesota
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2020].

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