Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)

Specimen ID1713778
Common NameBighead Carp
LocalityApprox 1/4 mile from mouth of Tallawassee Creek (Jones Bluff Reservoir) and junction with mainstem Alabama River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Alabama
HUC8 Number03150201
HUC10 NameTallawessee Creek-Alabama River
HUC10 Number0315020105
HUC12 NameTallawessee Creek
HUC12 Number031502010502
Collection Day2
Collection Month8
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsCaptured with castnet by angler and reported to Alabama Division Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries Conservation Officer.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

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