Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID513908
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyRay
LocalityMissouri River (rkm 516) near of Lexington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Missouri-Crooked
HUC8 Number10300101
HUC10 NameLittle Sni-A-Bar Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1030010108
HUC12 NameLittle Sni-A-Bar Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number103001010802
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month6
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23450
Author:Schrank, S.J., P.J. Braaten, and C.S. Guy
Date:2001
Title:Spatiotemporal variation in density of larval bighead carp in the lower Missouri River.
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:130
Issue:5
Pages:809-814
CommentsA total of 18,388 larval bighead carp caught at 4 study sites in the river.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected24.38/m3
Year Class0


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2022].

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