Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID775454
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateKY
CountyBoone
LocalityOhio River at RM478
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020302
HUC12 NameDry Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050902030202
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month4
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26990
Author:Wilkes, P.
Date:2014
Title:Asian Carp tagging data in the Ohio River.
Publisher:Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
CommentsFish in this sample were tagged
Record TypeSpecimen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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