NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Piaractus brachypomus
(pirapatinga, red-bellied pacu)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID287298
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMS
CountyIssaquena
LocalitySteel Bayou
HUC8 NameDeer-Steele
HUC8 Number8030209
Map
Collection Day22
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierNathan Aycock, state biologist
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size15 in.; 3 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/21/2014].

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