Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565086
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateCA
CountyContra Costa
LocalityRefugio Valley Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
HUC10 NameSan Pablo Creek-Frontal San Pablo Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000207
HUC12 NamePinole Creek-Frontal San Pablo Bay Estuaries
HUC12 Number180500020702
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26429
Author:Stangel, L.
Date:2007
Title:Hercules angler lands an odd fish
Publisher:San Jose Mercury News
Commentslikely P. brachypomus
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2021].

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