Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1547598
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateNY
LocalityNiagara River, downstream of a waste water treatment plant
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameNiagara
HUC8 Number04120104
Map
+
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33310
Author:Ben Hooper
Date:2019
Title:Huge goldfish caught in New York state's Niagara River
Publisher:UPI
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalunknown
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size14"


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/22/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.