Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658051
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMN
CountyRamsey
LocalityKeller Lake, Burnsville, MN
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameCity of Saint Paul-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701020608
HUC12 NameLake Phalen
HUC12 Number070102060803
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:36142
Author:Thebault, R.
Date:2021
Title:People dumped their pets into lakes, officials say. Now football-size goldfish are taking over
Publisher:The Washington Post
Reference 2
Ref. Number:36237
Author:Williams, D.
Date:2021
Title:Invasive, football-size goldfish found in a Minnesota lake
Publisher:CNN.com
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/17/2022].

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