Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280706
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateWV
CountyOhio
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 87.4) [upriver from Wheeling]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio-Wheeling
HUC8 Number05030106
HUC10 NameShort Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503010612
HUC12 NameGlenns Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050301061204
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month7
Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked escaped
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23985
Author:Spaeth, J.
Date:2011
Title:Fish collection database for Ohio and Illinois river basins 1957-2011.
Publisher:Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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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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