Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID255893
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateNE
CountySarpy
LocalityBase Lake on Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Papillion-Mosquito
HUC8 Number10230006
HUC10 NameBig Papillion Creek-Papillion Creek
HUC10 Number1023000602
HUC12 NameMud Creek-Papillion Creek
HUC12 Number102300060206
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsApproximately 6,000 pounds were killed as a result of a zebra mussel eradication project in the lake.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/25/2022].

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