Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID859906
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateMN
CountyWashington
LocalityMississippi River [near Bayport]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower St. Croix
HUC8 Number07030005
HUC10 NameLake Saint Croix
HUC10 Number0703000512
HUC12 NameCity of Stillwater-Lake Saint Croix
HUC12 Number070300051201
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month5
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsEggs present in this DNR collected specimen. Four others recently caught by anglers and verified by the DNR.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMinnesota Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size930 mm TL; 1100 g
Number of Breeding Females1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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