Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID42591
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateSC
CountyChester
LocalitySandy River, Broad River drainage, Chester County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Broad
HUC8 Number03050106
HUC10 NameBrowns Creek-Broad River
HUC10 Number0305010603
HUC12 NameCoxs Creek-Broad River
HUC12 Number030501060305
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month8
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsoriginally identified as P. brachypomus by Stroud. Leo Nico says ID is probably wrong. P. brachypomus does not have rayed adipose fin as this fish does.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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