Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33748
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityClear Creek levee, adjacent ditch 1.5 mi NNW Gale
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameSexton Creek
HUC10 Number0714010507
HUC12 NameEdmondson Slough-Sexton Creek
HUC12 Number071401050704
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month12
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1358
Author:Burr, B.M., D.J. Eisenhour, K.M. Cook, C.A. Taylor, G.L. Seegert, R.W. Sauer, and E.R. Atwood
Date:1996
Title:Nonnative fishes in Illinois waters: what do the records reveal?
Journal:Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science
Volume:89
Issue:1/2
Pages:73-91
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 22609
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2021].

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