Specimen Information

Carassius auratus × Cyprinus carpio
Carassius auratus × Cyprinus carpio
(Goldfish × Common Carp)
Fishes
Exotic Hybrid

Specimen ID272045
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus × Cyprinus carpio
Common NameGoldfish × Common Carp
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityRobert G. Martin Lake, Veterans Park, Hamilton Township
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Musconetcong
HUC8 Number02040105
HUC10 NameAssunpink Creek-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010508
HUC12 NameLower Assunpink Creek
HUC12 Number020401050803
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhybridized
Statusestablished
Comments1,114 common carp, mirror carp, feral goldfish and carp x goldfish hybrids have been caught and removed from the lake since June 2008. See voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Carassius auratus × Cyprinus carpio
Carassius auratus × Cyprinus carpio


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/2/2024].

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