Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID26288
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateAL
LocalityCoosa River
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameCoosa-Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number03150100
Map
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Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:90
Author:Dahlberg, M.D., and D.C. Scott
Date:1971
Title:The freshwater fishes of Georgia.
Journal:Bulletin of the Georgia Academy of Science
Volume:29
Pages:1-64
Reference 2
Ref. Number:78
Author:Smith-Vaniz, W.F.
Date:1968
Title:Freshwater Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station Auburn, AL.
Pages:211 pp
CommentsBoschung and Mayden say established in Coosa and Tallapoosa drainages
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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