Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID624171
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIL
CountyFulton
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSpoon
HUC8 Number07130005
HUC10 NameShaw Creek-Spoon River
HUC10 Number0713000512
HUC12 NameShaw Creek
HUC12 Number071300051203
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26686
Author:Mosel, K.J.
Date:2013
Title:Bighead and silver carp captures in the upper Mississippi River pools 17-20.
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/18/2022].

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