Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID255731
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMO
CountyPike
LocalitySalt River, Ted Shanks Conservation Area wetlands [~20 mi N of town of Louisiana]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalt
HUC8 Number07110007
HUC10 NamePeno Creek-Salt River
HUC10 Number0711000704
HUC12 NameSalt River
HUC12 Number071100070403
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month9
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsMost were wild colored, only a few had orange coloration.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100s


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/23/2020].

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