Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1710599
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
CountryCanada
StateBC
LocalityMunson Lake Pond, near Okanagan Lake, Kelowna, BC, Canada
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOkanogan
HUC8 Number17020006
HUC10 NamePeachland Creek-Okanagan Lake
HUC10 Number1702000608
HUC12 NameLebanon Creek-Okanagan Lake
HUC12 Number170200060804
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month1
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Reference 1
Ref. Number:39981
Author:CBC News
Date:2023
Title:B.C. conservation group warns of goldfish invasion in Kelowna pond
Publisher:CBC News
Reference 2
Ref. Number:39982
Author:Alexander, E.
Date:2023
Title:Invasive species found in Kelowna pond
Publisher:Kelowna Now
CommentsMany individuals observed and photographed swimming under the ice.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierOkanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society, J. Freedman (NAS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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