Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID40097
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateOH
CountyOttawa
LocalityLake Erie, Sandusky off Cedar Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04260000
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0426000002
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number042600000200
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month5
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | canal
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13976
Author:Morrison, B.J., J.C. Casselman, T.B. Johnson, and D.L. Noakes
Date:2004
Title:New Asian Carp Genus (Hypophthalmichthys) in Lake Erie.
Journal:Fisheries
Volume:29
Issue:8
Pages:6, 7, 44
Commentssupposedly another fish had been caught sometime previously.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 77818
VerifierDr. Ted Cavender - Ohio State U Museum
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size606 mm SL


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