Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565096
GroupFishes
GenusColossoma or Piaractus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified pacu
StateIL
CountyWinnebago
LocalityPierce Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Rock
HUC8 Number07090005
HUC10 NameKeith Creek-Rock River
HUC10 Number0709000501
HUC12 NameWillow Creek
HUC12 Number070900050105
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26442
Author:Balde, L.
Date:2012
Title:Fish with human-like teeth caught near Rockford
Publisher:NBC 5 Chicago
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2021].

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