Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID271867
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIN
CountyMiami
LocalityMississinewa River [at reservoir dam, SE of Peru]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississinewa
HUC8 Number05120103
HUC10 NameMississinewa River
HUC10 Number0512010306
HUC12 NameTown of Peoria-Mississinewa River
HUC12 Number051201030606
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsFrom a 2008 Upper Wabash Survey Report
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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