Specimen Information

Piaractus mesopotamicus
Piaractus mesopotamicus
(small-scaled pacu)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID40393
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesmesopotamicus
Common Namesmall-scaled pacu
StateOR
CountyDouglas
LocalityHerbert's Pond near the city of Canyonville, Umpqua River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Umpqua
HUC8 Number17100302
HUC10 NameDays Creek-South Umpqua River
HUC10 Number1710030205
HUC12 NameO'Shea Creek-South Umpqua River
HUC12 Number171003020508
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month8
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:854
Author:Logan, D.J., E.L. Bibles, and D.F. Markle.
Date:1996
Title:Recent collections of continental exotic aquarium fishes in Oregon and thermal tolerance of Oriental weatherfish and pirapatinga.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:82
Issue:2
Pages:66-80
Commentsidentified as Piaractus mesopotamicus, a synonym of Piaractus metrei
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalOregon State U. Museum
Museum Cat NumberOS 11983
VerifierPaulo Petry, Oregon State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size238 mm standard length


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