Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34871
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMA
CountyNorfolk
LocalityBrookline, pond
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
Map
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Collection Year1833
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:53
Author:Smith, J.V.C., M.D.
Date:1833
Title:A Natural History of the Fishes of Massachusetts. A reprint of the 1833 edition.
Publisher:Freshet Press, Inc Rockville Center, NY.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2020].

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