Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID295055
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StatePA
CountyCumberland
LocalityLetort Spring Run, stream and marshy backwater area immediately upstream of Harmony Hall Rd. bridge.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna-Swatara
HUC8 Number02050305
HUC10 NameLower Conodoguinet Creek
HUC10 Number0205030504
HUC12 NameLetort Spring Run
HUC12 Number020503050404
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24472
Author:Denoncourt, R.F., J.C. Fisher, and K.M. Rapp
Date:1978
Title:A freshwater population of the mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus, from the Susquehanna River drainage in Pennsylvania.
Journal:Estuaries and Coasts
Volume:1
Issue:4
Pages:269-272
Record TypeSpecimen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2021].

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