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species

Blackfin Pacu
Colossoma macropomum (Cuvier, 1816)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Characiformes »  family Serrasalmidae »  genus Colossoma

Scientific synonyms

Myletes macropomus Cuvier, 1816
Piaractus macropomus (Cuvier, 1816)
Colosomma macropomum (Cuvier, 1816)
Colossoma macropodum (Cuvier, 1816)
Myletes nigripinnis Cope, 1878
Piaractus nigripinnis (Cope, 1878)
Colossoma nigripinne (Cope, 1878)
Colossoma nigripinnis
Myletes oculus Cope, 1872
Colossoma oculus (Cope, 1872)

Other names

= Cachama
= Tambaquí

Images

Colossoma macropomum - Blackfin Pacu

Author: Martin Antoš

Colossoma macropomum - Blackfin Pacu

Author: Pavel Zuber

Colossoma macropomum - Blackfin Pacu

Author: Pavel Zuber

Colossoma macropomum - Blackfin Pacu

Author: Pavel Zuber

Colossoma macropomum - Blackfin Pacu

Author: Jakub Pošva
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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [263]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/5859]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Colossoma macropomum (Cuvier, 1816)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Colossoma macropomum (Cuvier, 1816)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Melloina tambaqui Amaral Campos, 1946]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013
EN Veríssimo, S.; C. S. Pavanelli; H. A. Britski; M. M. M. Moreira. (2005): Fish, Manso Reservior region of influence, Rio Paraguai basin, Mato Grosso State, Brazil., Check List 1(1):1-9PDF [as Colossoma macropomum (Cuvier, 1818)]

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