Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID166628
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMO
LocalityMississippi River, Open River Reach station, near Cape Girardeau
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14920
Author:Irons, K.S., S.A. Delain, E. Gittinger, B.S. Ickes, C.S. Kolar, D. Ostendorf, E.N. Ratcliff, and A.J. Benson.
Date:2009
Title:Non-native fishes in the Upper Mississippi River System.
Publisher:US Geological Survey and US Army Corps of Engineers [Long Term Resources Monitoring Program (LTRMP)].
Issue:Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5176
Pages:1-131
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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