Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1336353
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
CountryCanada
StateBC
LocalityCecil Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
Map
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Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29472
Author:Jonny Wakefield
Date:2016
Title:Orange scourge: district working to stop spread of invasive goldfish 
Publisher:Alaska Highway News
CommentsStarted with 18 goldfish, escalated to over 1000. Located in a dugout in the Cecil Lake area.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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