Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1714132
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateWV
CountyMason
LocalityOhio River at confluence with the Kanawha River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio-Shade
HUC8 Number05030202
HUC10 NameOldtown Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503020209
HUC12 NameCrooked Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050302020904
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
CommentsSnagged by angler.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierPatrick Kocovsky and Duane Chapman, USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis


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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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