NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID615295
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIN
CountyLake
LocalityCedar Lake
HUC8 NameKankakee
HUC8 Number7120001
Map
Collection Day2
Collection Month11
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26611
Author:Anonymous
Date:2013
Title:Piranha-like fish found at Chicago area lake.
Publisher:CBS 2
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 [8/27/2014].

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