Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280281
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityFlatfoot Lake, south side of Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameCalumet Sag Channel-Little Calumet River
HUC10 Number0712000304
HUC12 NameGrand Calumet River-Little Calumet River
HUC12 Number071200030407
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23984
Author:Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2011
Title:Bighead carp in urban fishing ponds.
Journal:Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
Pages:8 pp
CommentsThree others observed but not captured.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected14
Size46.4 - 50.9 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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