Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID39406
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateNY
CountyOnondaga
LocalityOnondaga Creek near Syracuse
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number04140201
HUC10 NameOnondaga Lake-Onondaga Creek
HUC10 Number0414020115
HUC12 NameFurnace Brook-Onondaga Creek
HUC12 Number041402011507
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierRobert Werner, environmental and forest biologist.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size5 pounds


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2021].

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