Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280085
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateID
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NamePacific Northwest Region
HUC8 Number17000000
Map
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Collection Year1890
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked aquaculture
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23942
Author:Linder, A.D.
Date:1963
Title:Idaho's alien fishes.
Journal:Journal of the Idaho Museum of Natural History
Volume:6
Issue:2
Pages:12-15
Comments"It was first introduced into Idaho in the 1887-1888 fiscal year...also stocked in the 1889-90 and 1890-91 fiscal years."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/12/2019].

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