Specimen Information

Colossoma or Piaractus sp.
Colossoma or Piaractus sp.
(unidentified pacu)

Specimen ID1398135
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Common Nameunidentified pacu
Localitywest side of Coon Rapids Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameCity of Minneapolis-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701020607
HUC12 NameDurnam Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070102060702
Collection Day10
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsPossible black finned pacu (Colossoma macropomum) or other related species caught by angler on west side of Coon Rapids Dam, Anoka County. Angler reported fish to area DNR Invasive Species Specialist.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalfreezer of reporter
VerifierMatthew Neilson, USGS


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2024].

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