Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID615330
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateLA
CountyCaddo
LocalityRed River at Caspiana Lake oxbow in Pool 5
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Red-Coushatta
HUC8 Number11140202
HUC10 NameUpper Red River
HUC10 Number1114020201
HUC12 NameSunny Point
HUC12 Number111402020102
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month11
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierLouisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size40 cm TL
Photo



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