Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1447446
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityDes Plaines River near Dow Chemical plant
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameDes Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000409
HUC12 NameDes Plaines River
HUC12 Number071200040905
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31111
Author:VonBank, J.A., DeBoer, J.A., Casper, A.F., and H.M. Hagy
Date:2018
Title:Ichthyochory in a temperate river system by common carp (Cyprinus carpio)
Journal:Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Volume:33
Issue:1
Pages:83-96
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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