Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1635474
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateWY
CountyBig Horn
LocalityRenner Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNowood
HUC8 Number10080008
HUC10 NameMiddle Nowood River
HUC10 Number1008000806
HUC12 NameBuffalo Creek
HUC12 Number100800080603
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month4
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34280
Author:LaChance, B.
Date:2020
Title:Over 500 invasive Goldfish documented in Wyoming reservoir; likely illegally stocked
Publisher:Oil City News
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierWyoming Game and Fish Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected500


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2020].

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