Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33764
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyClinton
LocalityKaskaskia River, near Covington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Kaskaskia
HUC8 Number07140202
HUC10 NamePlum Creek-Kaskaskia River
HUC10 Number0714020209
HUC12 NameBuckingham Branch-Kaskaskia River
HUC12 Number071402020903
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month2
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | hitch hiker with stocked fish
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
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 23919
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/25/2021].

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