Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID43306
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateTX
CountyMedina/Bandera
LocalityMedina River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMedina
HUC8 Number12100302
Map
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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
CommentsReported in the San Antonio Express news, not seen by TPWD
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size406 mm, 1.4 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2019].

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