Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID538359
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyMonona
LocalityMissouri River(RM 685)near Louisville Bend
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBlackbird-Soldier
HUC8 Number10230001
Map
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Collection Year1995
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
CommentsFirst time bighead sampled by IDNR on Missouri River
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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