Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID267644
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateVA
CountyMecklenburg
LocalityLake Gaston
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRoanoke Rapids
HUC8 Number03010106
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19008
Author:Taylor, F.; Burns, M.
Date:2006
Title:Wildlife experts don't bite on tale of piranha in Lake Gaston.
Publisher:WRAL.com
Volume:September 27, 2006
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/8/2020].

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