Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID270440
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Calumet
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010606
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsMale specimen, died during removal, but saved for testing. This was part of a fish monitoring effort by the state.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size34.6 in.; 19.6 lbs (8900 g; 878 mm)
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