Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158569
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityLittle Hunting Creek, a tributary of the Potomac
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameCameron Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001003
HUC12 NameLittle Hunting Creek-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700100307
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13766
Author:Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
Date:2004
Title:Snakehead found in Virginia waters.
Journal:US Newswire
Publisher:http://releasesusnewswirecom/GetReleaseasp?id=174-051020045/11/2004.
Volume:2004
Issue:May 10
CommentsFound while surveying for more snakeheads.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/23/2019].

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