Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID45447
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateVA
CountyRoanoke
LocalityRoanoke River at Roanoke
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Roanoke
HUC8 Number03010101
Map
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Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:706
Author:Jenkins, R.E., and N.M. Burkhead.
Date:1994
Title:Freshwater fishes of Virginia.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:1079 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierRobert Jenkins, Roanoke College
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size1.1 and 1.4 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/15/2021].

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