NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID644354
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOH
CountyRichland
LocalityShelby Reservoir #3
HUC8 NameMohican
HUC8 Number5040002
Map
Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26898
Author:Erokwu, C.
Date:2014
Title:Angler hooks toothy pacu in Ohio reservoir.
Publisher:Newark Advocate
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 [10/21/2014].

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