Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33085
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyWapello
LocalityDes Moines River, Ottumwa, below hydro dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameMiddle Avery Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000907
HUC12 NameKettle Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000090709
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month6
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierJim Bruce, IA DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collecteddozens
Size1092 mm; 14900 g


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