Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID262198
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyMacon
LocalityLake Decatur, near Decatur [Sangamon River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Sangamon
HUC8 Number07130006
HUC10 NameLake Decatur-Sangamon River
HUC10 Number0713000604
HUC12 NameBig Creek-Long Creek
HUC12 Number071300060409
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsMany others observed. See voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/29/2022].

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