Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID269194
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateAK
CountyDenali
LocalityClear Air Force Station power plant cooling ponds
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameNenana River
HUC8 Number19080308
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19117
Author:Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Date:2002
Title:Alaska aquatic nuisance species management plan.
Publisher:Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Pages:103 pp
CommentsGoldfish thrived in the warm discharge water of the power plant and a piscicide was used to eradicated them.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/15/2019].

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