Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1442983
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityJoliet, Hickory Creek, bridge on Washington Street
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberField Museum of Natural History, Catalog number:85952
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/1/2020].

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