Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33558
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyMason
LocalityChain Lake at Illinois River mile 100, near Browning
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Lake Chautauqua
HUC8 Number07130003
HUC10 NameWilson Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000310
HUC12 NameElm Creek
HUC12 Number071300031004
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalIL Nat. Hist. Survey
Museum Cat NumberINHS 62721
VerifierKevin Cummings, IL Natural History Survey.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size46-60 cm


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