Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID31955
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityCrystal Lake in Pompano Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameHillsborough Canal
HUC10 Number0309020611
HUC12 NameHillsborough Canal
HUC12 Number030902061100
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsAlex Marsh received report from taxidermist who said lake is full of them. However, no indication there are any others present.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalcollector's shop
VerifierFAU
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2021].

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