Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33631
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
LocalityIllinois River and its headwaters in the Chicago area
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:105
Author:Smith, P.W.
Date:1979
Title:The fishes of Illinois.
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Pages:314 pp
Commentslarge population. In some areas dozens can be taken in one sein haul. escaped, bait release, aquarium release
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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