Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36203
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyMiller
LocalityOsage River at Osage Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake of the Ozarks
HUC8 Number10290109
HUC10 NameGravois Creek-Osage River
HUC10 Number1029010904
HUC12 NameBuck Creek-Lake of the Ozarks
HUC12 Number102901090406
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month4
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsEscaped when high water of April 11-13 flooded ponds. Also lost blue catfish, grass carp, BLACK CARP, hybrid sunfish, paddlefish, and channel catfish.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Released5000


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