Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID513991
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyAppanoose
LocalityChariton River(RM 142) Rathbun Lake Dam
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Chariton
HUC8 Number10280201
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25815
Author:Bogenschutz, K.
Date:2003
Title:Bighead Carp observations in Iowa
Publisher:Iowa Department of Natural Resources
CommentsAbout 6,000 lbs of bighead carp were removed from tailrace during spillway inspection
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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