Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1442948
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityChicago, Jackson Park, outer harbor
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month6
Collection Year1957
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberField Museum of Natural History, Catalog number:91820
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2020].

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