Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164379
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityGreen Pond, University of Florida campus and in creek draining into Hume Pond north of the parking garage
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC10 Number0308010211
HUC12 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC12 Number030801021105
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month12
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14358
Author:Hill, J., and C. Cichra
Date:2005
Title:Eradication of a reproducing population of convict cichlids, Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum (Cichlidae) in North-Central Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:68
Issue:2
Pages:65-74
CommentsGoldfish were seen in Green pond by several individuals (incl. R. Robins, FMNH and J. Hill, UF), but none were collected when the pond was treated with rotenone.
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalno specimens collected
VerifierRobins, R.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/9/2020].

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