Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID35967
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyBuchanan
LocalityMissouri River at St. Joseph
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameIndependence-Sugar
HUC8 Number10240011
HUC10 NameContrary Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1024001101
HUC12 NameRoys Branch-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102400110103
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:486
Author:Bennett, B.
Date:1988
Title:Bighead carp is latest.
Publisher:Lawrence Journal-World 24 January 1988
Pages:8B
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalreleased
VerifierMissouri Conservation Dept.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7
Year Classadult
Size3.6-9 kg


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