Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID538356
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyWoodbury
LocalityMissouri River(RM 735) near Sioux City
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Big Sioux
HUC8 Number10170203
Map
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Collection Year1997
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
CommentsBighead carp have been one of the most numerous species sampled on the Missouri River since 2000
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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