Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31508
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityLake Okeechobee, SE side
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC8 Number03090201
HUC10 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC10 Number0309020102
HUC12 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC12 Number030902010200
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusfailed
CommentsFate of specimen is unknown.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Disposalpreserved in ETOH
VerifierJD Williams - USFWS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size575 mm FL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/8/2020].

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