Carassius auratus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Karaś złocisty – Goldfish

Status

The species is alien in whole area of its occurrence in Poland

Recorded in the wild; casual and non-breeding in the wild

Potentially invasive alien species

Occurrence

Map of occurrence

Areas on the map correspond to pemanent occurrence of the species. Points on the map indicate introduction places and/or single records of the species; they do not always correspond to current presence of the species in a given locality.

Information that could update the map of occurence of the species can be sent to ias@iop.krakow.pl

References

  • NOWAK M., SZCZERBIK P., TATOJ K., POPEK, W. 2008. Non-native freshwater fishes in Poland: an overview AACL Bioflux 1: 173-191. link

Author(s): Krzysztof Tatoj

Life form: Fish

Phylum: Vertebrata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae

Scientific synonyms: Carasius auratus (Linnaeus, 1758); Carassius auratus cantonensis Tchang, 1933; Carassius carassius auratus (Linnaeus, 1758); Carassius chinensis Gronow, 1854; Carassius encobia Bonaparte, 1845; Cyprinus auratus Linnaeus, 1758; Cyprinus langsdorfii Valenciennes, 1842; Cyprinus maillardi Guichenot, 1863; Cyprinus mauritianus Bennett, 1832; Cyprinus thoracatus Valenciennes, 1842; Leuciscus auratus Mauduyt, 1849

Polish synonyms: Karaś chiński; Złota rybka

English synonyms: Crucian carp; Edible goldfish; Gold crucian carp; Golden carp