Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280442
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateKY
CountyCarroll
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 546.6) at mouth of Little Kentucky River in Prestonville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSilver-Little Kentucky
HUC8 Number05140101
HUC10 NameLittle Kentucky River
HUC10 Number0514010101
HUC12 NameGeorges Creek-Little Kentucky River
HUC12 Number051401010105
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month5
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23985
Author:Spaeth, J.
Date:2011
Title:Fish collection database for Ohio and Illinois river basins 1957-2011.
Publisher:Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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