Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID775544
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StatePA
CountyWashington
Localityprivate fee-for-fishing ponds [near Eighty Four]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio
HUC8 Number05030101
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month6
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased
Statusunknown
CommentsFish removed by law enforcement. Mapped to center of town, exact location not mapped for privacy purposes. Both males. Rigorous surveys downstream of the ponds found no additional carp.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierPennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size1070-1195 mmTL; 19.2-24.04 kg
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/5/2021].

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