Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID283206
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyJackson
LocalityBig Muddy River, slough on N side of river, between the river and road/levee N of river and S of Tower Island Chute, approx. 1 mi W of State Road 3
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Muddy
HUC8 Number07140106
HUC10 NameCedar Creek-Big Muddy River
HUC10 Number0714010612
HUC12 NameTown Creek-Big Muddy River
HUC12 Number071401061205
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month8
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24512
Author:United States Geological Survey and the United State Army Corps of Engineers.
Date:2010
Title:Long Term Resource Monitoring Program - unpublished carp collection dataset.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/20/2022].

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