NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID626472
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateCO
CountyLarimer
LocalitySheldon Lake, City Park in Fort Collins
HUC8 NameCache La Poudre
HUC8 Number10190007
Map
Collection Day12
Collection Month3
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26751
Author:Hughes, T.
Date:2014
Title:A piranha in Fort Collins' City Park? Not exactly.
Publisher:Fort Collins Coloradoan
Commentsfound on shore dead
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/20/2014].

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