Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID538354
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyWapello
LocalityOttumwa Lagoon (RM 94) near Ottumwa
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameMiddle Avery Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000907
HUC12 NameKettle Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000090709
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2002
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
CommentsLagoon is an oxbow of the Des Moines River with a connection to the river at certain times
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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