Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID40302
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateOK
LocalityNeosho River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake O' The Cherokees
HUC8 Number11070206
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsescaped fish farm in Kansas
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12
Size40-45 lbs


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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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