Specimen Information

Colossoma macropomum
Colossoma macropomum
(tambaqui)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID558263
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma
Speciesmacropomum
Common Nametambaqui
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityOld Fort Bayou, in Ocean Springs, few hundred feet above bridges, off road off Hospital Road (which is off Hwy 57), approximate location
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number3170009
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13712
Author:Ross, S.T.
Date:2001
Title:The inland fishes of Mississippi.
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalUniversity of Southern Mississippi ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUSM 126701
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Number Preserved1


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