Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1692283
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityNorth Park Lake, McCandless Township
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Allegheny
HUC8 Number05010009
HUC10 NamePine Creek
HUC10 Number0501000902
HUC12 NamePine Creek-North Park Lake
HUC12 Number050100090201
Map
+
Collection Day21
Collection Month3
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsAngler report submitted to the PA Fish and Boat Commission. Disposition of the fish is unknown.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.S. Geological Survey)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/25/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.