Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID26229
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateAL
CountyTallapoosa
LocalityYates Reservoir - cove 279 [Sougahatchee Creek], Tallassee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number03150110
HUC10 NameSougahatchee Creek
HUC10 Number0315011001
HUC12 NameLower Sougahatchee Creek
HUC12 Number031501100104
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierMalcom Pierson
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size151-350 mm ave; 600 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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