Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280795
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityMonongahela River (R.M. 12.6) just upriver from Lock & Dam #2 in Braddock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Monongahela
HUC8 Number05020005
HUC10 NameLower Monongahela River
HUC10 Number0502000508
HUC12 NameStreets Run-Monongahela River
HUC12 Number050200050808
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year1992
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 Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/3/2020].

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