Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID271129
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIN
CountyJackson
LocalityEast Fork White River near Vallonia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper East Fork White
HUC8 Number05120206
HUC10 NameHough Creek-East Fork White River
HUC10 Number0512020606
HUC12 NameWayman Ditch-East Fork White River
HUC12 Number051202060602
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsNumerous others observed in the area. 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 [1/27/2022].

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