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Summary information for CARP, BIGHEAD
Common Name CARP, BIGHEAD
Scientific Name HYPOPHTHALMICHTHYS NOBILIS
Status COMMERCIAL, GAME, EXOTIC
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Occur in large rivers and in overflow waters and tailwaters below dams.
Distribution Introduced species, found in Missouri and Mississippi rivers by 1982. Self-sustaining populations appear to be well-established in Missouri *01*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ANDREW, BOONE, BUCHANAN, CALLAWAY, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARROLL, COOPER, GASCONADE, HOWARD, LEWIS, LINCOLN, LIVINGSTON, MACON, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, MONITEAU, MONTGOMERY, OSAGE, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PIKE, PLATTE, RALLS, SALINE, SCOTT, ST. CHARLES, ST. LOUIS, WARREN

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