Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID163718
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateNC
CountyDavidson
LocalityAbbotts Creek, a tributary of the Yadkin River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Yadkin
HUC8 Number03040103
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsEncountered hundreds, ranging in size from young juveniles to large adults (all wild-type coloration save one big bright orange one).
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierWayne Starnes - NC State Museum of Natural Science
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/7/2020].

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