Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID275446
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityColumbus Park Lagoon, Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameChicago Sanitary and Ship Canal-Des Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000407
HUC12 NameMaple Lake-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC12 Number071200040705
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month3
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsFish died from a winter oxygen depletion at the lagoon and were reported this spring by a local citizen.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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