Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29532
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateCA
CountyTehama
Localitysmall drainage in Tahema County; one pond is a quarter of a mile from Brannin Creek, 10 miles from the Sacramento River (3 ponds)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig Chico Creek-Sacramento River
HUC8 Number18020157
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1577
Author:Dill, W.A., and A.J. Cordone.
Date:1997
Title:History and status of introduced fishes in California, 1871-1996. Fish Bulletin 178
Publisher:California Department of Fish and Game
Pages:414 pp
Commentsponds have flooded since 1989; some grass carp and bighead may have reached the Sacramento River
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected26
Size32-33


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