Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

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.
Reference119
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationManse Ranch Spring, Nevada, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/21/2022].

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