Carassius auratus was reported from 84 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 79 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 3 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Asia: central Asia and China (Ref. 7050) and Japan (Ref. 6390). Introduced throughout the world. Asian form of the goldfish (Ref. 1739). Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction.
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Table 1: Present in 79 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Afghanistan AFG introduced 39701
Europe Albania ALB introduced 1739
Africa Algeria DZA introduced 87900
South America Argentina ARG introduced 56821
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 6390
Europe Austria AUT introduced 1739
Europe Belarus BLR introduced 683
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 683
South America Bolivia BOL introduced 1739
South America Brazil BRA introduced 1739
North America Canada CAN introduced 12204
South America Chile CHL introduced 1739
Asia China CHN native 38630
South America Colombia COL introduced 1739
North America Costa Rica CRI introduced 36880
Europe Croatia HRV introduced 74657
Asia Cyprus CYP introduced 1739
Europe Czechia CZE introduced 52149
Europe Denmark DNK introduced 683
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 58460
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 85272
Europe France FRA introduced 40476
Europe Germany DEU introduced 1739
Europe Greece GRC introduced 683
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 5258
Europe Hungary HUN introduced 1739
Asia India IND introduced 13686
Asia Indonesia IDN introduced 1739
Asia Iran IRN introduced 27435
Asia Iraq IRQ introduced 13686
Europe Italy ITA introduced 27118
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Kazakhstan KAZ introduced 41038
Asia Korea (South) KOR introduced 77001
Asia Laos LAO native 43281
Europe Latvia LVA introduced 683
Europe Lithuania LTU introduced 683
Asia Macau MAC native 1739
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 13333
Asia Malaysia MYS introduced 1739
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
North America Mexico MEX introduced 1739
Europe Moldova MDA introduced 683
Europe Montenegro MNE introduced 75974
Asia Myanmar MMR native 1739
Africa Namibia NAM introduced 33857
Asia Nepal NPL introduced 85009
Europe Netherlands NLD introduced 683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL introduced 52351
Oceania New Zealand NZL introduced 1739
Europe Norway NOR introduced 683
Asia Pakistan PAK introduced 52665
South America Peru PER introduced 1739
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 1739
Europe Poland POL introduced 1739
Europe Portugal PRT introduced 1739
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 50307
Europe Romania ROU introduced 1739
Europe Russia RUS introduced 26334
Oceania Samoa WSM introduced 1739
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU introduced 13609
Europe Serbia SRB introduced 1739
Africa Seychelles SYC introduced 57749
Asia Singapore SGP introduced 38466
Europe Slovakia SVK introduced 90058
Africa South Africa ZAF introduced 1739
Europe Spain ESP introduced 94564
Europe Switzerland CHE introduced 79869
Asia Thailand THA introduced 1739
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57271
Europe UK GBR introduced 5204
Europe Ukraine UKR introduced 683
South America Uruguay URY introduced 1739
North America USA USA introduced 10294
Asia Uzbekistan UZB introduced 11145
Asia Viet Nam VNM introduced 44416
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR introduced 26180
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE introduced 13337

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Estonia EST questionable 683
Europe Sweden SWE questionable 683

Table 3: Absent from 3 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Israel ISR not established 1739
Africa Réunion REU not established 33390
Asia Taiwan TWN not established 6300

Table 4: Reported from 84 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Afghanistan AFG introduced 39701
Europe Albania ALB introduced 1739
Africa Algeria DZA introduced 87900
South America Argentina ARG introduced 56821
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 6390
Europe Austria AUT introduced 1739
Europe Belarus BLR introduced 683
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 683
South America Bolivia BOL introduced 1739
South America Brazil BRA introduced 1739
North America Canada CAN introduced 12204
South America Chile CHL introduced 1739
Asia China CHN native 38630
South America Colombia COL introduced 1739
North America Costa Rica CRI introduced 36880
Europe Croatia HRV introduced 74657
Asia Cyprus CYP introduced 1739
Europe Czechia CZE introduced 52149
Europe Denmark DNK introduced 683
Europe Estonia EST questionable 683
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 58460
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 85272
Europe France FRA introduced 40476
Europe Germany DEU introduced 1739
Europe Greece GRC introduced 683
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 5258
Europe Hungary HUN introduced 1739
Asia India IND introduced 13686
Asia Indonesia IDN introduced 1739
Asia Iran IRN introduced 27435
Asia Iraq IRQ introduced 13686
Asia Israel ISR not established 1739
Europe Italy ITA introduced 27118
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Kazakhstan KAZ introduced 41038
Asia Korea (South) KOR introduced 77001
Asia Laos LAO native 43281
Europe Latvia LVA introduced 683
Europe Lithuania LTU introduced 683
Asia Macau MAC native 1739
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 13333
Asia Malaysia MYS introduced 1739
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
North America Mexico MEX introduced 1739
Europe Moldova MDA introduced 683
Europe Montenegro MNE introduced 75974
Asia Myanmar MMR native 1739
Africa Namibia NAM introduced 33857
Asia Nepal NPL introduced 85009
Europe Netherlands NLD introduced 683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL introduced 52351
Oceania New Zealand NZL introduced 1739
Europe Norway NOR introduced 683
Asia Pakistan PAK introduced 52665
South America Peru PER introduced 1739
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 1739
Europe Poland POL introduced 1739
Europe Portugal PRT introduced 1739
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 50307
Africa Réunion REU not established 33390
Europe Romania ROU introduced 1739
Europe Russia RUS introduced 26334
Oceania Samoa WSM introduced 1739
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU introduced 13609
Europe Serbia SRB introduced 1739
Africa Seychelles SYC introduced 57749
Asia Singapore SGP introduced 38466
Europe Slovakia SVK introduced 90058
Africa South Africa ZAF introduced 1739
Europe Spain ESP introduced 94564
Europe Sweden SWE questionable 683
Europe Switzerland CHE introduced 79869
Asia Taiwan TWN not established 6300
Asia Thailand THA introduced 1739
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57271
Europe UK GBR introduced 5204
Europe Ukraine UKR introduced 683
South America Uruguay URY introduced 1739
North America USA USA introduced 10294
Asia Uzbekistan UZB introduced 11145
Asia Viet Nam VNM introduced 44416
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR introduced 26180
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE introduced 13337
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