Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID242464
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateTX
CountyHarris
LocalitySan Jacinto River at Hwy 90 (Love's Marina) just W of Houston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
HUC10 NameBuffalo Bayou-San Jacinto River
HUC10 Number1204010407
HUC12 NameJackson Bayou-San Jacinto River
HUC12 Number120401040704
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month1
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSpecimen kept alive to submit for a state record.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size50 lbs.
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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