Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID157661
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMD
CountyHoward
Localitypond in Columbia, on Montgomery Run Road
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13698
Author:Alexander, S.
Date:2003
Title:Goldfish become occupying force.
Publisher:SunSpote.net (Baltimore Sun)
Commentsalso koi
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100s


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/25/2020].

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