Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID35964
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyCarroll
Localityditch off of river (tributary of Missouri River floodplain), Norborne, MO (? Norborne Drainage Ditch)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Missouri-Crooked
HUC8 Number10300101
HUC10 NameGrand Pass-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1030010111
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Moss Creek
HUC12 Number103001011102
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsPflieger heard of this locality via commercial fisherman who seined 2 of the same species from here for home aquaria.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierWilliam Pflieger, Missouri Dept. of Conservation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Year Class0
Size54-58 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2022].

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