Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID276035
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyBenton
LocalityOsage River [Lake of the Ozarks]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake of the Ozarks
HUC8 Number10290109
HUC10 NameCole Camp Creek-Osage River
HUC10 Number1029010901
HUC12 NameFeaster Branch-Osage River
HUC12 Number102901090107
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month4
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24130
Author:Low, J.
Date:2011
Title:Record fish a reminder of unwanted "successes".
Publisher:Missouri Department of Conservation
CommentsState record
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size56 in.; 106 lbs.


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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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