Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565073
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateNC
CountyWake
LocalitySmall impoundment, tributary to Beaver Creek, S of Haddon Hall Road, 0.85 air miles SE junction US 64 & NC 55, 1.2 air miles NW center of Apex
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHaw
HUC8 Number03030002
HUC10 NameB Everett Jordan Lake-New Hope River
HUC10 Number0303000206
HUC12 NameBeaver Creek
HUC12 Number030300020609
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month9
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20908
Author:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
Date:2011
Title:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:North Carolina Museum of Natural History.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 32677
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size335 mm SL
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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