Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID26429
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateAL
CountyHouston
LocalityCowarts Creek
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameChipola
HUC8 Number03130012
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1563
Author:Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson.
Date:1996
Title:Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin.
Publisher:Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
Pages:820 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14971
Author:Boschung, H.T., Jr., and R.L. Mayden.
Date:2004
Title:Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Smithsonian Books
Pages:736 pp
CommentsBoschung and Mayden say established in Chattahoochee and Chipola drainages
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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