Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34149
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateKS
CountyDouglas
LocalityWakarusa River below Clinton Dam in Lawrence
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kansas
HUC8 Number10270104
HUC10 NameCoal Creek-Wakarusa River
HUC10 Number1027010402
HUC12 NameYankee Tank Creek-Wakarusa River
HUC12 Number102701040202
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1883
Author:Halker, N. (ed).
Date:1998
Title:Nuisance notes from the Western Regional Panel on ANS.
Journal:Aquatic Nuisance Species Digest
Volume:3
Issue:1
Pages:5
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2022].

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