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

7 results for Piaractus brachypomus (pirapitinga, red-bellied pacu)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
32447 GAClaytonLake Tara, Flint River drainage1994 03130005 Upper Flintfailed
280970 KYFloydDewey Lake [=Johns Creek, near Auxier]1994 05070203 Lower Levisafailed
549866 MAMiddlesexFirst Pond1994 01090001 Charlesfailed
36697 MTYellowstoneLake Elmo in Billings1994 10070007 Upper Yellowstone-Pompeys Pillarfailed
558790 NYMontgomeryMohawk River, 100 yards downstream of Lock 111994 02020004 Mohawkfailed
558789 NYSchenectadyCollins Lake, western end, at dam outlet1994 02020004 Mohawkfailed
158987 TXJonesFort Phantom Hill Reservoir1994 12060102 Upper Clear Fork Brazosfailed

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/2/2021].

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