Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID538350
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyMarion
LocalityDes Moines River (RM 141) Red Rock Lake Dam
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Red Rock
HUC8 Number07100008
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
CommentsHave been collected from Des Moines River mouth to Red Rock dam since 1996
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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