Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658008
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityStorm water retention pond, south of US 441 and east of Turkey Creek development
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number03110206
HUC10 NameRiver Rise-Sante Fe River
HUC10 Number0311020605
HUC12 NameSanchez Prairie
HUC12 Number031102060501
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month6
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsAll fish were large adults. No small goldfish were observed. An orange goldfish was observed after being stunned by electrofishing. Two goldfish were dipped from the water, photographed, and returned to the pond.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.S. Geological Survey)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Number Released2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2022].

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