Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31970
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateFL
CountyBay
LocalityNorth Bay (part of St. Andrew Bay, Panama City) below Deer Point Dam at spillway
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Andrew-St. Joseph Bays
HUC8 Number03140101
HUC10 NameSt. Andrews Bay
HUC10 Number0314010111
HUC12 NameSt. Andrews Bay
HUC12 Number031401011100
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15708
Author:Robins, R.H.
Date:2004
Title:Collection records of Eurasian carp from Florida Museum of Natural History.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
CommentsMay have been stock contamination w/ grass carp put in Deer Pt. Lake. Grass carp have been stocked many times since the 1980's, most recently a couple of years ago. This fish is erroneously reported in Fuller et al. (1999) as a silver carp.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFL Mus. Nat. Hist.
Museum Cat NumberUF 98162
VerifierGeorge Burgess-FMNH, Gainesville
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size872mm SL; 968mm FL; 1028mm TL


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