Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)

Specimen ID1658301
Common NameBighead Carp
LocalitySouth Fork Holston River, at South Holston Lake [Reservoir]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouth Fork Holston
HUC8 Number06010102
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16474
Author:Kolar, C.S., D.C. Chapman, W.R. Courtenay, Jr., C.M. Housel, J.D. Williams, and D.P. Jennings.
Title:Bigheaded carps - A biological synopsis and environmental risk assessment.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society Special Publication 33.
Pages:204 pp
CommentsBased on a communication with the state of Virginia in the reference, the date of first appearance was sometime prior to 2005. It is likely the late 1990s. Live-hauling fish could be the source, see specimen record 164823.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey


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