Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158570
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMN
CountySt. Louis
LocalityRock Pond on Univ. Minnesota, Duluth campus; near Tischer Creek - a trout stream that drains into Lake Superior
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month5
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13767
Author:Myers, J.
Date:2004
Title:Drain a pond, save a stream.
Publisher:DuluthNewsTribune.com
Volume:2004
Issue:May 10
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13768
Author:Minnesota Sea Grant.
Date:2004
Title:Dumping of aquarium fish causing trouble in Duluth (or Something's fishing in Rock Pond).
Publisher:Minnesota Sea Grant.
Reference 3
Ref. Number:15636
Author:Zhuikov, M.
Date:2004
Title:Habitattitude hopes to stem release of aquatic plants and fish.
Publisher:Sea Grant Minnesota.
Pages:8
Commentseradicated by draining pond
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/2/2020].

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