Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID283648
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyAppanoose
LocalityChariton River, at Rathbun Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Chariton
HUC8 Number10280201
HUC10 NameWolf Creek-Chariton River
HUC10 Number1028020102
HUC12 NameLake Rathbun-Chariton River
HUC12 Number102802010209
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsGravid female. State record to date.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size56 in.; 93 lbs. 8 oz.
Number of Breeding Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/22/2022].

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