Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID535857
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMO
CountyPerry
LocalityMississippi River at RM 077.9
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameCinque Hommes Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010503
HUC12 NameGrand Tower Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050310
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month7
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25768
Author:U.S. Geological Survey
Date:2011
Title:Mississippi River Long Term Resource Monitoring Program.
Publisher:U.S. Geological Survey
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1744
Author:Tucker, J.K, F.A. Cronin, R.A. Hrabik, M.D. Petersen, and D.P. Herzog
Date:1996
Title:The bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) in the Mississippi River.
Journal:Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Volume:11
Issue:2
Pages:241-242
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Class0
Size21 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/31/2020].

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