Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID879861
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyWapello
LocalityDes Moines River at Cliffland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100009
HUC10 NameMiddle Avery Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000907
HUC12 NameChippewa Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000090710
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIowa State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Year Classjuvenile
Size397, 428, 457 mm TL; 0.664, 0.795, 0.918 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/28/2020].

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