Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34919
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameNew England Region
HUC8 Number01000000
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:103
Author:Hartel, K.
Date:1992
Title:Non-native fishes known from Massachusetts freshwaters.
Journal:Occasional Reports of the MCZ Fish Department
Volume:2
Pages:1-9
Reference 2
Ref. Number:704
Author:Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell.
Date:1993
Title:Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6.
Publisher:Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
Pages:95 pp
CommentsReproduction documented in many drainages. Probably reproduce in many unsampled areas such as golf course ponds. Relatively common where found.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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