Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33806
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
CountyDuPage
LocalityLake Ellyn in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1910
Author:Schmidt, K.
Date:1997
Title:Gung ho goldfish.
Journal:North American Native Fish Association (NANFA)
Volume:1997
Issue:22
Pages:2
Commentspopulation estimated at 350,000.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/18/2021].

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