Specimen Information

Colossoma macropomum
Colossoma macropomum
(tambaqui)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID565080
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma
Speciesmacropomum
Common Nametambaqui
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityWest Pascagoula River; at mouth just S of Hwy 90 and railroad bridge; E side of channel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePascagoula
HUC8 Number03170006
HUC10 NameWest Pascagoula River-Pascagoula River
HUC10 Number0317000603
HUC12 NameLower West Pascagoula-Pascagoula Rivers
HUC12 Number031700060303
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20877
Author:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Date:2011
Title:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMississippi Museum of Natural Science ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberMMNS 31259
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/22/2019].

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