Specimen Information

Colossoma macropomum
Colossoma macropomum
(tambaqui)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID565079
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma
Speciesmacropomum
Common Nametambaqui
StateWA
CountySnohomish
LocalitySE Everett, NE corner of Silver Lake, off dock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Washington
HUC8 Number17110012
HUC10 NameMiddle Sammamish River
HUC10 Number1711001203
HUC12 NameNorth Creek
HUC12 Number171100120302
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month5
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20870
Author:University of Washington.
Date:2011
Title:University of Washinton - Fish Collection Database.
Publisher:University of Washington.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26438
Author:Alexander, K.
Date:1994
Title:The big 'piranha' that got away -- Silver Lake fish turns out to be only a cousin
Publisher:The Seattle Times
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUniversity of Washington ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUW 25858
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size410 mm SL
Number Preserved1


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