Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1695408
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateOK
CountyMajor
LocalityPrivate pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cimarron-Skeleton
HUC8 Number11050002
HUC10 NameIndian Creek-Cimarron River
HUC10 Number1105000201
HUC12 Name110500020107-Cimarron River
HUC12 Number110500020107
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month3
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusfailed
CommentsPrivate pond was treated with rotenone, collected, and processed by ODWC fisheries biologists. Fish weighed 22.1 kg and measured 1080 mm in total length. Age was determined to be 19 years. Due to the topography and construction of the pond, the fish was unintentionally stocked and did not occur due to migration.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierOklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size22.1 kg, 1080 mm TL
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