Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID268295
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateTN
CountyLake
LocalityReelfoot Lake [near Tiptonville]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameObion
HUC8 Number08010202
HUC10 NameReelfoot Lake
HUC10 Number0801020204
HUC12 NameReelfoot Lake
HUC12 Number080102020404
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month3
Collection Year2008
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size92 lbs.,10 oz.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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