Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164332
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateIL
CountyDuPage
LocalityLake Becera in Glendale Heights Heritage Park
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
Map
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Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14310
Author:Gregory, T.
Date:2004
Title:Fish story has exotic angle.
Publisher:Chicago Tribune
Issue:September 30, 2004
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Sizeapprox. 2lb


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/1/2021].

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