Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID239160
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyShelby
Localityunnamed tributary to East Branch Nishnabotna River, just below the dam of Prairie Rose Lake [5 mi SE of Harlan]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Nishnabotna
HUC8 Number10240002
HUC10 NameEast Branch West Nishnabotna River
HUC10 Number1024000201
HUC12 NameMiddle East Branch West Nishnabotna River
HUC12 Number102400020104
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsVoucher photo taken.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size23 in., 4-5 lbs.
Photo



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