Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543640
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMS
CountySharkey
LocalityBig Sunflower River, at Bommers Ferry, ca. 2.75 air miles downstream of Washington County line
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Sunflower
HUC8 Number08030207
HUC10 NameDitchlow Bayou-Big Sunflower River
HUC10 Number0803020716
HUC12 NameTurkeyfoot Bayou
HUC12 Number080302071610
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
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 TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberMMNS 42240
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Year ClassYOY
Size20, 23, 23, 62 SL mm


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