NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID614679
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNJ
CountyPassaic
LocalityLake [=Hughes Lake] in Veteran's Memorial Park, Passaic.
HUC8 NameHackensack-Passaic
HUC8 Number2030103
Map
Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26576
Author:Cowen, R.
Date:2013
Title:Piranha cousin hooked in Passaic
Publisher:The Record
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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