Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31853
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateFL
CountyPutnam
LocalityBeecher Spring near Welaka [N side of Welaka National Fish Hatchery]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper St. Johns
HUC8 Number03080101
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:165
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema
Date:1974
Title:Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:4
Pages:292-302
CommentsRaised as food for sport fish being raised at the hatchery
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/15/2020].

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