Specimen Information

Colossoma macropomum
Colossoma macropomum
(tambaqui)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31640
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma
Speciesmacropomum
Common Nametambaqui
StateFL
CountySt. Lucie
Localitydiversion canal C-24, ca. 1.0 miles NE (upstream) St. Rt. 709 (Glades Cutoff Road), Fort Pierce
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number3090206
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month12
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsoriginally identified as a black pacu. See literature for measurements.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalreturned to Crowder.
VerifierJim Williams, NFRC-G.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size272 mm TL


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