Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280287
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLincoln Park South Lagoon in Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePike-Root
HUC8 Number04040002
HUC10 NameWaukegan River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000205
HUC12 NameDiversey Harbor-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400020502
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statuseradicated
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
CommentsPond rehabilitation.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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