Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33675
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyJackson
LocalityRattlesnake Ferry, Mississippi River drainage [Big Muddy River]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig Muddy
HUC8 Number07140106
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1358
Author:Burr, B.M., D.J. Eisenhour, K.M. Cook, C.A. Taylor, G.L. Seegert, R.W. Sauer, and E.R. Atwood
Date:1996
Title:Nonnative fishes in Illinois waters: what do the records reveal?
Journal:Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science
Volume:89
Issue:1/2
Pages:73-91
Commentsfirst record of very small juvenile from Illinois (indicated reproduction)
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 20308
VerifierBrooks Burr - SIUC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classlarvae
Size24 mm SL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2021].

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