Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID278168
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyDickinson
LocalityEast Okoboji Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Sioux
HUC8 Number10230003
HUC10 NameMilford Creek
HUC10 Number1023000302
HUC12 NameEast Okoboji Lake
HUC12 Number102300030203
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24136
Author:Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2011
Title:Bighead Carp Caught in East Okoboji Lake Tuesday.
Publisher:Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size14-15 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/25/2022].

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