Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID166633
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyAdams
LocalityMississippi River RM 364, Pool 20
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBear-Wyaconda
HUC8 Number07110001
HUC10 NameBuck Run-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000106
HUC12 NameBuck Run-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100010605
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14920
Author:Irons, K.S., S.A. Delain, E. Gittinger, B.S. Ickes, C.S. Kolar, D. Ostendorf, E.N. Ratcliff, and A.J. Benson.
Date:2009
Title:Non-native fishes in the Upper Mississippi River System.
Publisher:US Geological Survey and US Army Corps of Engineers [Long Term Resources Monitoring Program (LTRMP)].
Issue:Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5176
Pages:1-131
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/31/2020].

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