Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID160027
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateOH
CountyCuyahoga
LocalityCuyahoga River at Cleveland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCuyahoga
HUC8 Number04110002
HUC10 NameBig Creek-Cuyahoga River
HUC10 Number0411000206
HUC12 NameCity of Cleveland-Cuyahoga River
HUC12 Number041100020605
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month10
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13990
Author:Anonymous
Date:1998
Title:Editorial: The river that bites.
Publisher:post-gazette.com
Commentsnewspaper article reports fish identification as piranha
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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