Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID513909
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyJackson
LocalityMissouri River (rkm 605) near Kansas City, MO
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Missouri-Crooked
HUC8 Number10300101
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 Collected5.45/m3
Year Class0


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