Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID35093
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateMD
LocalityPotomac River, south of Alexandria
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
Map
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Collection Year1876
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:64
Author:Uhler, P.R., and O. Lugger.
Date:1876
Title:List of fishes of Maryland. Report of the Commissioners of Fishery of Maryland to the General Assembly, January 1, 1876.
Publisher:John F Wiley Annapolis, MD.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size305 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/15/2020].

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