Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543638
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMS
CountySharkey
LocalityLittle Sunflower River, at mouth of False River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Sunflower
HUC8 Number08030207
HUC10 NameBig Sunflower River-Little Sunflower River
HUC10 Number0803020719
HUC12 NameSix Mile Bayou
HUC12 Number080302071904
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
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
Museum Cat NumberNLU 79705
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year ClassYOY
Size53 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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