NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565097
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StatePA
CountyDelaware
LocalityRidley Park Lake
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number2040202
Map
Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26517
Author:Rocco, D.
Date:2013
Title:Man catches rare fish in Delaware County lake.
Publisher:CBS 3
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26443
Author:Sullivan, V.
Date:2013
Title:Something's fishy: Ridley Park man reels in exotic catch
Publisher:News of Delaware County
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2014].

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