Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID551047
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyBlack Hawk
LocalityCedar River, in Waterloo between 5th and 6th Streets
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Cedar
HUC8 Number07080205
HUC10 NameMiller Creek-Cedar River
HUC10 Number0708020509
HUC12 NameSink Creek-Cedar River
HUC12 Number070802050906
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size42 in; 34.5 lbs.
Photo



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