Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID276108
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateAR
CountyPulaski
LocalityArkansas River at the David D. Terry Lock and Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Arkansas-Maumelle
HUC8 Number11110207
HUC10 NameFourche Creek-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1111020704
HUC12 NameFourche Creek-Arkansas River
HUC12 Number111102070404
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month4
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1013
Author:Unknown.
Date:1992
Title:Berry lands record carp near LR.
Publisher:Democrat-Gazette News (?) (April 26, 1992)
Pages:1 p
CommentsState Record
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size35 lbs 10 oz


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