Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID267629
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateCO
CountyArapahoe
LocalityCherry Creek Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle South Platte-Cherry Creek
HUC8 Number10190003
HUC10 NameCherry Creek-South Platte River
HUC10 Number1019000303
HUC12 NameCherry Creek Lake-Cherry Creek
HUC12 Number101900030303
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19006
Date:2006
Title:Foreign Creature Found in Cherry Creek Reservoir.
Publisher:The Denver Channel
Volume:July 10, 2006
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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