Specimen Information

Colossoma macropomum
Colossoma macropomum
(tambaqui)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43299
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma
Speciesmacropomum
Common Nametambaqui
StateTX
CountyGalveston
LocalityEagle Point near Houston on the TX coast
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
HUC10 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC10 Number1204020402
HUC12 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC12 Number120402040200
Map
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Collection Month8
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
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierD.E. Pitts, TPWD
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size406 mm TL, 1.7 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/19/2019].

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