NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Colossoma macropomum
(tambaqui)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID31787
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma
Speciesmacropomum
Common Nametambaqui
StateFL
CountyLeon
LocalityWaverly Pond, off Thomasville Road, near Tallahassee
HUC8 NameApalachee Bay-St. Marks
HUC8 Number3120001
Map
Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:165
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema.
Date:1974
Title:Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:4
Pages:292-302
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 65748
VerifierLeo Nico-NFRCG
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size202 mm SL
No Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2014].

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