Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID34857
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateLA
CountySt. Tammany
LocalityLiberty Bayou in Slidell
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLiberty Bayou-Tchefuncta
HUC8 Number08090201
HUC10 NameLacombe Bayou-Bayou Bonfouca
HUC10 Number0809020103
HUC12 NameLiberty Bayou-Bayou Bonfouca
HUC12 Number080902010305
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
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
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalLSU?
Museum Cat NumberLSU
VerifierMichael Fitzsimons, LSU, Baton Rouge
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2 lb; 14


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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