Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID538353
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyVan Buren
LocalityDes Moines River (RM 35) near Bonaparte
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameReeds Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000912
HUC12 NameRollins Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000091209
Map
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Collection Year1998
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
CommentsNumerous reports during 1998 and 1999
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2020].

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