Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID43304
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateTX
CountyJefferson
LocalityRhodair Gully, about 0.8 km north of Taylor Bayou
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSabine Lake
HUC8 Number12040201
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month9
Collection Year1990
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
CommentsIdentified and measured from photographs.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierJ.M. Mambretti, TPWD
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size300-350 mm TL


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