Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159502
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMI
CountyMacomb
LocalityBig Beaver Creek [=Cooks Ditch], in Sterling Twp [=Sterling Heights] (T2N R11E S31&32)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameClinton
HUC8 Number04090003
HUC10 NameRed Run
HUC10 Number0409000302
HUC12 NameBig Beaver Creek
HUC12 Number040900030203
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month4
Collection Year1939
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13950
Author:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Date:2004
Title:Michigan Fish Atlas Maps.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20843
Author:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Date:2011
Title:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUniversity of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 137990
VerifierHubbs, C.L.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size86 mm SL
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2019].

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