Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID242223
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyMontgomery
LocalityLoutre River just above the I-70 bridge at Graham Cave State Park [just W of Danville]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Missouri
HUC8 Number10300200
HUC10 NameLoutre River
HUC10 Number1030020002
HUC12 NameSallee Branch-Loutre River
HUC12 Number103002000204
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsThis river is a very shallow and wadable river most all year. The location was about 53 km upstream from the Missouri River.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2022].

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