Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID267938
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
CountyJo Daviess
LocalityMississippi River, upper portion from Locks 1 - 25
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameApple-Plum
HUC8 Number07060005
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1531
Author:Pitlo, J., Jr., A. Van Vooren, and J. Rasmussen.
Date:1995
Title:Distribution and relative abundance of Upper Mississippi River fishes.
Publisher:Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee, Rock Island, IL.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

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