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Carassius auratus

Goldfish

Carassius auratus (Goldfish)

Family: Cyprinidae

Status: Introduced

Size & description: Can grow to 40 cm and 1.5kg , varies in colour including gold or olive bronze but occasionally bright orange. No barbels at the mouth.

Location: Found in slow flowing waterways and lakes throughout many parts of the CNM region.

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Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Hume, ACT - 11 Dec 2022 by RodDeb Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Hume, ACT - 11 Dec 2022 by RodDeb Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Oct 2022 by HelenCross Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Lawson, ACT - 1 May 2022 by LucaBiason Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Gungahlin, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by TrishGungahlin
Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Hume, ACT - 11 Dec 2022 by RodDeb
Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Hume, ACT - 11 Dec 2022 by RodDeb
Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Oct 2022 by HelenCross
Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Lawson, ACT - 1 May 2022 by LucaBiason
Carassius auratus (Goldfish) at Gungahlin, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by TrishGungahlin

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Species information

  • Carassius auratus Scientific name
  • Goldfish Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive
  • 0m to 649.6m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning

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