Specimen Information

Arapaima sp.
Arapaima sp.
(Arapaima)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1334815
GroupFishes
GenusArapaima
Speciessp.
Common NameArapaima
StateLA
CountySt. Tammany
LocalityLake Ramsey
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLiberty Bayou-Tchefuncta
HUC8 Number08090201
HUC10 NameTchefuncta River
HUC10 Number0809020102
HUC12 NameSoap and Tallow Branch-Tchefuncta River
HUC12 Number080902010204
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month12
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsdead, decomposing fish – which appeared to have been struck by a boat propeller; Lake Ramsey flows via culverts into Horse branch which flows into the Tchefuncte River
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/12/2019].

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