Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164778
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateNY
CountyUlster
LocalityEsopus Creek, behind Kingston Plaza
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Hudson
HUC8 Number02020006
HUC10 NameEsopus Creek
HUC10 Number0202000609
HUC12 NameStony Creek-Esopus Creek
HUC12 Number020200060906
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14857
Author:Arnold, H.
Date:2005
Title:City man pulls S. American fish from Esopus Creek.
Journal:DailyFreeman.com
Publisher:The Daily Freeman
CommentsLikely Piaractus brachypomus
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size9-10"


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2021].

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