Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus

Impact ID4299
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionCarassius auratus were found to outcompete and replace native, endemic fishes in Nevada, particularly Empetrichthys latos (the Pahrump poolfish), which was found to be locally extirpated after the introduction of goldfish to Manse Ranch in Nevada.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationManse Ranch Spring, Nevada, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/7/2023].

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