Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29757
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateCA
CountyTehama
Localitythree ponds in a small drainage adjacent to Brannin Creek, SW of Corning
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameThomes Creek-Sacramento River
HUC8 Number18020156
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased
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
CommentsThese ponds have spilled over into the Sacramento River in years prior to the bighead's discovery. Bigheads may have entered the river.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected26
Size32-33 in.


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