Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID43210
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateTX
CountyAngelina
LocalitySam Rayburn Reservoir, east of Lufkin, Texas
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Angelina
HUC8 Number12020005
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month7
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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
VerifierE.P. Seidensticker, Texas Parks and Wildlife Depar
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size305 mm TL, 454 g


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