Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID279546
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateNY
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameUnknown or N/A
Map
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Collection Day0
Collection Month0
Collection Year1842
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23842
Author:DeKay, J.E.
Date:1842
Title:Natural History of New York. I. Zoology. Reptiles and Fishes. Part IV - Fishes.
Publisher:Albany, NY: W.A. White and J. Visscher.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:703
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1993
Title:Exotic species in the Great Lakes: a history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:19
Issue:1
Pages:1-54
Commentsas cited in Mills - "established in ponds in New York and other nearby states"
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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