Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID268993
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Erie, Chatham-Kent Division near Merlin.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month5
Collection Year1925
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18417
Author:Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH)
Date:2010
Title:Exotic species data for Ontario, Canada (unpublished).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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