Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID267219
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateAL
CountyMarshall
LocalityTennessee River, in Guntersville Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGuntersville Lake
HUC8 Number06030001
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo. Insufficient over-wintering and reproductive data to justify established status
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size85 pounds
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2020].

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