NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609120
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountyTom Green
Locality[North] Concho River, at Irving St. bridge
HUC8 NameNorth Concho
HUC8 Number12090104
Map
Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26527
Author:Rojas, S.
Date:2012
Title:Exotic catch no fish tale
Publisher:San Angelo Standard-Times
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size21 in TL; 8 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/22/2014].

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