Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159510
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMI
CountyOttawa
LocalityMacatawa River, at 84th Avenue, 3.7 km SE of Zeeland.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlack-Macatawa
HUC8 Number04050002
HUC10 NameMacatawa Bay
HUC10 Number0405000204
HUC12 NameMiddle Macatawa River
HUC12 Number040500020403
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month8
Collection Year1997
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 233464
VerifierBailey, R.M
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size98 mm SL
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2019].

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