Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163783
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateGA
CountyMuscogee
LocalityChattahoochee River [vicinity of Columbus, Georgia]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Chattahoochee-Walter F
HUC8 Number03130003
HUC10 NameBull Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC10 Number0313000303
HUC12 NameMoon Lake-Chattahoochee River
HUC12 Number031300030304
Map
+
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14299
Author:Brasher, B.
Date:2005
Title:A fishy story.
Publisher:Ledger Enquirer
Issue:March 05, 2005
Commentsspecimen belonged to the genus Piaractus (not Colossoma).
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalColumbus State University(to be assessioned)
VerifierDr. John Armbruster, Auburn University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/28/2022].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.