Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID40326
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateOK
CountyOttawa
LocalityNeosho River at Miami Riverview Park, 0.5 km S of Miami
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake O' The Cherokees
HUC8 Number11070206
HUC10 NameTar Creek-Neosho River
HUC10 Number1107020601
HUC12 NameCoal Creek-Neosho River
HUC12 Number110702060107
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month4
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1740
Author:Pigg, J., J. Stahl, M. Ambler, and J. Smith
Date:1993
Title:Two potential sources of exotic fish in Oklahoma.
Journal:Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science
Volume:73
Pages:67
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size18 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2021].

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