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Howells, R.G., R.L. Benefield, and J.M. Mambretti. 1991. Records of pacus (Colossoma spp.) and piranhas (Serrasalmus spp.) in Texas. Management Data Series No. 70. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Fisheries Division, Austin, TX.
Reference Details:
Reference Number: 7
Type: Report
Author: Howells, R.G., R.L. Benefield, and J.M. Mambretti.
Date (year): 1991
Report TitleRecords of pacus (Colossoma spp.) and piranhas (Serrasalmus spp.) in Texas. Management Data Series No. 70
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Fisheries Division
Publisher Location:Austin, TX
Pages: 4 pp
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Keywords: pacus, piranhas, Texas, Characidae, Colossoma, Serrasalmus
Species Profiles and Specimens that use this Reference:

Colossoma macropomum

    TX - Forest Lake, near Longview, Texas
    TX - Branch Creek, Port Arthur, Texas
    TX - Eagle Point near Houston on the TX coast

Colossoma or Piaractus sp.

    TX - Lake Lavon, northeast of Dallas, East Fork of the Trinity River
    TX - San Marcos and Blanco rivers, confluence of
    TX - Rhodair Gully, about 0.8 km north of Taylor Bayou
    TX - Sam Rayburn Reservoir, east of Lufkin, Texas
    TX - Rhodair Gully, about 0.8 km north of Taylor Bayou
    TX - Medina River

Piaractus brachypomus

    TX - Colorado River near Bastrop
    TX - Cleburne, Texas, private pond
    TX - Freshwater canal in Nederland
    TX - Gray's Hisle Camp, Tri Cities Beach Road, Baytown
    TX - a creek adjacent to the All American Rice Growers Canal, 9.7 km south of Dayton, Texas
    TX - Colorado River, 1.6 km upstream of Bastrop, TX
    TX - Sam Rayburn Reservoir, marina
    TX - Lake Bastrop
    TX - Colorado River, Town Lake [=Lady Bird Lake], W of IH 35, Austin

Pygocentrus nattereri

    TX - Boerne City Reservoir


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