Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565087
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityLake in Tri-City Park [=Anaheim Union Reservoir]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Gabriel
HUC8 Number18070106
HUC10 NameLower San Gabriel River
HUC10 Number1807010606
HUC12 NameCarbon Creek
HUC12 Number180701060605
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26430
Author:Samuels, A.
Date:1989
Title:Presto! Piranha turns into a pacu
Publisher:Los Angeles Times
CommentsCollection date not given in article, but occurred during week between October 8-14
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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