Specimen Information

Carassius auratus × Cyprinus carpio
Carassius auratus × Cyprinus carpio
(Goldfish × Common Carp)
Exotic Hybrid

Specimen ID1522752
Speciesauratus × Cyprinus carpio
Common NameGoldfish × Common Carp
LocalityDes Plaines River, Will County
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32092
Author:Altenritter, M.E., and A.F. Casper.
Title:Evaluating the potential responses of native fish and mussels to proposed separation of Lake Michigan from the Illinois River Waterway at Brandon Road Lock and Dam. INHS Technical Report 2018 (29)
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Pages:48 pp.
CommentsFound below the lowermost dam in lower Des Plains River
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2023].

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