Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID278781
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateNM
CountyCatron
LocalityQuemado Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarrizo Wash
HUC8 Number15020003
HUC10 NameUpper Largo Creek
HUC10 Number1502000302
HUC12 NameSawmill Canyon-Largo Creek
HUC12 Number150200030202
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:21065
Author:Unknown.
Date:1999
Title:Goldfish squeezing out rainbow trout.
Journal:American Currents
Volume:25
Issue:4
Pages:29
Comments"The sparkling blue water of Quemado Lake is infested with gold, namely, hundreds of thousands, maybe millions, of goldfish."
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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