Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1467974
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIN
CountyHuntington
LocalityJ. Edward Roush Lake [Huntington Reservoir]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Wabash
HUC8 Number05120101
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity pond
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31636
Author:Alanis, K.
Date:2018
Title:Cute little goldfish turn into huge monsters if you dump them into a lake, experts warn
Publisher:The Charlotte Observer
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected31
Sizeranging from 6 to 11"


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/25/2020].

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