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

10 results for Piaractus brachypomus (pirapitinga, red-bellied pacu)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
36263 MSForrestForrest County, Leaf River system, unnamed lake off 28th Ave. in Hatttiesburg near Gordons Creek1982 03170005 Lower Leaffailed
36257 MSForrestForrest County, Pascagoula drainage, Leaf River system, unnamed tributary of Bowie River, near Glendale1991 03170004 Upper Leaffailed
159752 MSHarrisonTchoutacabouffa River near Lil Joe's Cedar Lake Fishing Camp2004 03170009 Mississippi Coastalfailed
287298 MSIssaquenaSteele Bayou [just north of Vicksburg]2012 08030208 Lower Yazoofailed
271298 MSJacksonEscatawpa River near Presley Outing Road near Helena, MS [Presley Pond at the end of Presley Road; in Escatawpa drainage]2010 03170006 Pascagoulafailed
159753 MSJacksonGautier2004 03170006 Pascagoulafailed
36256 MSLamarLamar County, Pascagoula drainage, Black Creek system, Lake Serene, lake ~4 km nw of Oak Grove1990 03170007 Blackfailed
36261 MSLamarWest Lake, Lamar County, Leaf River system1992 03170004 Upper Leaffailed
36262 MSLamarWest Lake, Lamar County, Leaf River system, found dead at boat ramp, West Lake subdivision1992 03170004 Upper Leaffailed
272294 MSWalthallLake Walthall2010 03180005 Bogue Chittofailed

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/27/2024].

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