Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID243040
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateTN
CountyCheatham
LocalityCumberland River at Cheatham Lake [between Doddsville and Nashville]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130205
HUC10 NameHalf Pone Creek-Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020503
HUC12 NameJohnson Creek-Cumberland River
HUC12 Number051302050302
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month2
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24100
Author:Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
Date:2011
Title:Tennessee Fishing Records.
Publisher:Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size81 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2022].

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