Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID46867
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateWV
CountyMarshall
LocalityOhio River at Moundsville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio-Wheeling
HUC8 Number05030106
HUC10 NameShort Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503010612
HUC12 NameWegee Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050301061206
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month11
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Commentsphoto in files
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Disposalkept for mounting
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size41.5
Photo



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