Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID902894
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyClay
LocalityLittle Sioux River, at old dam site west of Peterson
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Sioux
HUC8 Number10230003
HUC10 NameBrooke Creek-Little Sioux River
HUC10 Number1023000311
HUC12 NameHenry Creek-Little Sioux River
HUC12 Number102300031109
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month4
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsTaken to Spirit Lake hacthery for identification.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7


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