Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID4302
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionCarassius auratus has been noted to jeopardize native, endemic pupfish through competition or predation by the Department of Interior's Desert Pupfish Task Force.
Reference36238
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationDeath Valley, California, USA

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/29/2022].

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