Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID614666
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Shermerville in Northbrook
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameWillow Creek-Des Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000405
HUC12 NameMcDonald Creek-Des Plaines River
HUC12 Number071200040503
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2020].

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