Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID31560
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateFL
CountyCitrus
LocalityLake Tsala Apopka, Hernando, FL
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWithlacoochee
HUC8 Number03100208
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month10
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1211
Author:Massette, B.
Date:1993
Title:Florida's next game fish -- the pacu?
Publisher:Florida Game and Fish
Volume:1993
Issue:2
Pages:5 pp
Commentson an 8 shiner
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size9 lbs; 2 oz


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/17/2021].

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