Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
18177 News 2008Illegal Koi Spotted in Pickeral Pond.
33308 NewsBen Hooper2019Kentucky fisherman reels in 20-pound goldfish
29169 NewsBrean, H.2016Predators force removal of endangered fish at Spring Mountain Ranch pond
34169 NewsBruijn, E.2020After Unusual Catch, Texas Parks Reminds: ‘Never Dump Pets Into Texas Waterways’
39984 NewsCBC News2015Quesnel Dragon Lake trout endangered by koi infestation
25899 DatabaseFlorida Museum of Natural History2013Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
29008 NewsMerchant, B.2016Invasive fish species found in Mashpee Pond
13768 NewsMinnesota Sea Grant.2004Dumping of aquarium fish causing trouble in Duluth (or Something's fishing in Rock Pond).
29087 NewsMunzenrider, M.2016Caught: a big koi fish in Gervais Lake
13767 NewsMyers, J.2004Drain a pond, save a stream.
29062 NewsOhnouna, A.2016Profs. plan to euthanize turtles that have taken over the biopond
40189 DatabasePeters, A., and J. Cochran2022USFWS Lower Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office Ohio River Substation Aquatic Invasive Species Invasive Carp Monitoring (2022 - Present)
32414 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2016Fish slam data Spring 2016 in south Florida
29954 Web PageU.S. Fish & Wildlife Service2016Saving a Rare Desert Fish on the Brink of Extinction
25944 DatabaseUeda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S.
18980 NewsWCTV.2010Hundreds of Non-native Fish Found in Drainage Ditch-Update.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2024].

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