Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID277042
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityGulf of Mexico, East Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
HUC10 NameMississippi River Delta-Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0809010003
HUC12 NameSouthwest Pass-Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number080901000300
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected1
Size~80-85 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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