Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID31788
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateFL
CountyVolusia
LocalityDaytona Beach, pond
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDaytona-St. Augustine
HUC8 Number03080201
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:165
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema
Date:1974
Title:Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:4
Pages:292-302
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14798
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and D.A. Hensley.
Date:1980
Title:Survey of introduced non-native fishes. Phase I Report: Introduced exotic fishes in North America: status 1979.
Publisher:Submitted to National Fishery Research Laboratory, USFWS, Gainesville, FL.
Pages:399 pp
Commentsseveral specimens collected from ponds adjacent to an industrial complex in Daytona Beach, Volusia Co. (Vernon Ogilvie and William Wenger, Pers. comm.; Courtenay et al. 1974).
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral


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