Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156930
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateWA
CountyThurston
LocalityLong Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePuget Sound
HUC8 Number17110019
HUC10 NameMcLane Creek-Frontal Puget Sound
HUC10 Number1711001905
HUC12 NameWoodland Creek-Frontal Henderson Inlet
HUC12 Number171100190502
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsobserved but not captured. Referred to as a school (5) of piranha. Seen while scuba diving. Same day a Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus was collected.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Number Released5


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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