Specimen Information

Colossoma macropomum
Colossoma macropomum
(tambaqui)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43200
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma
Speciesmacropomum
Common Nametambaqui
StateTX
CountyGregg
LocalityForest Lake, near Longview, Texas
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLittle Cypress
HUC8 Number11140307
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month7
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:7
Author:Howells, R.G., R.L. Benefield, and J.M. Mambretti.
Date:1991
Title:Records of pacus (Colossoma spp.) and piranhas (Serrasalmus spp.) in Texas. Management Data Series No. 70
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Fisheries Division
Pages:4 pp
CommentsNo evidence of successful overwintering or natural reproduction which would suggest established populations.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierT.W. Schlagenhaft, Texas Parks and Wildlife Depart
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size381 mm TL


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