Piaractus brachypomus
Piaractus brachypomus
(pirapitinga, red-bellied pacu)

12 results for Piaractus brachypomus (pirapitinga, red-bellied pacu)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
565099 ILCookLake Michigan, off Northerly Island2009 04190000 Lake Michiganfailed
33674 ILJacksonCampus Lake, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale1992 07140106 Big Muddyfailed
164541 ILKaneFox River in Carpentersville2005 07120006 Upper Foxfailed
565100 ILLa SalleIllinois River, at Ottawa2009 07120005 Upper Illinoisfailed
164793 ILLakeBangs Lake [Wauconda, IL]2005 07120006 Upper Foxfailed
565095 ILMontgomeryLake Lou Yaeger2012 07140203 Shoalfailed
33811 ILRandolphMississippi River, south of Chester1988 07140105 Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeaufailed
1613822 ILRock IslandHennepin Canal, Lock 312019 07090005 Lower Rockfailed
565102 ILSangamonWashington Park Lagoon in Springfield2009 07130008 Lower Sangamonfailed
565101 ILWillRetention pond in Crest Hill2011 07120004 Des Plainesfailed
1651292 ILWilliamsonArrowhead Lake, in Johnson City2020 07140106 Big Muddyfailed
33672 ILWilliamsonLittle Grassy Lake, near girl scout camp (Big Muddy drainage)1992 07140106 Big Muddyfailed

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/15/2024].

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