Specimen Information

Colossoma macropomum
Colossoma macropomum
(tambaqui)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID28101
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma
Speciesmacropomum
Common Nametambaqui
StateCA
CountyYolo
LocalityYolo County side of the Sacramento River near Elkhorn Ferry just above Sacramento
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Coon-Upper Auburn
HUC8 Number18020161
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month10
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:499
Author:Brittan, M.R., and G.D. Grossman
Date:1979
Title:A pacu (Colossoma, Family Characidae) caught in the Sacramento River.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:65
Issue:3
Pages:170-173
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalDept Fish and Game
VerifierMartin R. Brittan, Dept. of Fish and Game/Leo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classsubadult
Size332 mm TL; 294 FL; 294 SL


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