Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID241163
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateAL
CountyGreene
LocalityTennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (Demopolis Lake, Tombigbee Arm) downstream of Howell Heflin Dam in Gainesville and upstream of the Black Warrior River mouth [in Demopolis].
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Tombigbee-Lubbub
HUC8 Number03160106
HUC10 NameTombigbee River-Trussells Creek
HUC10 Number0316010607
HUC12 NameCobb Creek-Tombigbee River
HUC12 Number031601060706
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsCoordinates are mid-point along length of river segment.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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

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