Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543642
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMS
CountyWarren
LocalitySkillikalia Bayou, Redwood at Old Hwy 3 crossing N of Hwy 61-Hwy 3 jct
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Yazoo
HUC8 Number08030208
HUC10 NameCollins Creek-Yazoo River
HUC10 Number0803020801
HUC12 NameSkillikalia Creek-Yazoo River
HUC12 Number080302080103
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year1994
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26560
Author:University of Southern Mississippi
Date:2013
Title:University of Southern Mississippi ichthyology collection database.
Publisher:University of Southern Mississippi
CommentsSite name misspelled in USM collection database as 'Skillikolia'
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUniversity of Southern Mississippi ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUSM 16427
VerifierSlack, W.T.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassYOY
Size25 mm
Number Preserved1


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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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