Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159284
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMS
CountyCopiah
LocalityPearl River at confluence with Brushy Creek, 1.8 km downstream of Hopewell Rd.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Pearl-Strong
HUC8 Number03180002
HUC10 NameLimestone Creek-Pearl River
HUC10 Number0318000210
HUC12 NameReno Creek-Pearl River
HUC12 Number031800021011
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month6
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13923
Author:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Date:2004
Title:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Nonindigenous Fish Records.
Publisher:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
CommentsField number: WTS99-009
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberMMNS 23390
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size56.4 mm (SL)
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2020].

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