Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID275102
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateNC
CountyGates
LocalityChowan River, 1 mile S of the Hwy 13 bridge across from Tuscarora Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChowan
HUC8 Number03010203
HUC10 NameSarem Creek-Chowan River
HUC10 Number0301020302
HUC12 NameSarem Creek-Chowan River
HUC12 Number030102030206
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberNCSM ?????
VerifierWayne Starnes, Research Curator of Fishes
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size90 cm TL
Photo






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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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