Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID614661
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityFlatfoot Lake, south side of Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameCalumet Sag Channel-Little Calumet River
HUC10 Number0712000304
HUC12 NameGrand Calumet River-Little Calumet River
HUC12 Number071200030407
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusstocked
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size53 in.; 82 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/28/2022].

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