Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID40103
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateOH
CountyLake
LocalityLake Erie near electric plant in Painesville, east of Cleveland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:489
Author:Stroud, R.A.
Date:1976
Title:Ohio piranha.
Journal:SFI Bulletin
Volume:272
Pages:3
Reference 2
Ref. Number:459
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1991
Title:Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:97-107
Reference 3
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
Commentsoriginally id'd as C. macropomum (= nigripinnis) also ref 697
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalCleveland Museum Nat Hist?
VerifierD. Moreno-Clevland Aquarium
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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