Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID166636
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyDes Moines
LocalityMississippi River, Pool 18
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlint-Henderson
HUC8 Number07080104
HUC10 NameYellow Spring Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010411
HUC12 NameBerton Bay-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801041103
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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
Commentsreports from commercial fishermen
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size1.8 - 3.2 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/1/2020].

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