Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID293224
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMN
CountyGoodhue
LocalityMississippi River (Pool 4, Lake Pepin), immediately upstream of the Florence Township beach and boat ramp in Old Frontenac
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRush-Vermillion
HUC8 Number07040001
HUC10 NameLake Pepin
HUC10 Number0704000107
HUC12 NameLake Pepin
HUC12 Number070400010705
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month11
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size45.0 in TL; 47.5 lbs.
Photo



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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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