Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33750
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
CountyJackson
LocalityMississippi River at Grand Tower, Devil's Backbone Park, Jackson County
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month2
Collection Year1994
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 22918
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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