Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543636
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMS
CountyWarren
LocalityMississippi River, below Vicksburg, Davis Island secondary channel @1520 [Palymyra secondary channel]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Natchez
HUC8 Number08060100
HUC10 NamePalmyra Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0806010002
HUC12 Name080601000200
HUC12 Number080601000200
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25943
Author:Killgore, J.
Date:2013
Title:Young-of-the-year bighead and silver carp collections in the lower Mississippi River Valley, 1994-2010.
Publisher:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected11


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2022].

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