Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565085
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateCA
CountyContra Costa
LocalityLafayette Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSuisun Bay
HUC8 Number18050001
HUC10 NameWalnut Creek-Frontal Suisin Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000102
HUC12 NameLas Trampas Creek
HUC12 Number180500010202
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month7
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26428
Author:Anonymous
Date:2001
Title:Piranha-like fish landed at reservoir
Publisher:Contra Costa Times
Commentslikely P. brachypomus
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/2/2020].

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