Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID26436
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateAL
CountyLimestone
LocalityWheeler Lake tributary just east of Limestone Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWheeler Lake
HUC8 Number06030002
HUC10 NameLimestone Creek
HUC10 Number0603000207
HUC12 NameLower Limestone Creek
HUC12 Number060300020703
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 Tennessee drainage
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/20/2019].

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