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

16 results for Piaractus brachypomus (pirapitinga, red-bellied pacu)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
166819 AZYumaGila Gravity Main Canal near Highway 95 in Yuma2006 15070201 Lower Gilafailed
166784 INGreeneIndian Creek [~3 mi S of Hobbieville]2006 05120208 Lower East Fork Whitefailed
166785 INMarionWest Fork of White River in Indianapolis between 10th and Washington streets2006 05120201 Upper Whitefailed
280973 KYLeslieBuckhorn Lake2006 05100202 Middle Fork Kentuckyfailed
576388 MDBaltimoreStansbury Pond [=Lynch Cove Park Pond]2006 02060003 Gunpowder-Patapscofailed
166820 MIHoughtonPortage Lake, at Sandy Bottom [Beach]2006 04020103 Keweenaw Peninsulafailed
166821 MNNoblesLake Okabena, nearby drainage ditch2006 10230003 Little Siouxfailed
267698 MOLincolnMississippi River, below lock and dam 25 near Winfield2006 07110004 The Snyfailed
166750 NCCravenNeuse River in New Bern (near the Glenburnie Wildlife Res. Comm. boat ramp)2006 03020204 Lower Neusefailed
267250 NDStarkPatterson Lake, near Dickinson2006 10130202 Upper Heartfailed
166863 NJWarrenDelaware River, Pohatcong Township2006 02040105 Middle Delaware-Musconetcongfailed
166857 PAAlleghenyAllegheny River at 13 Street in Sharpsburg2006 05010009 Lower Alleghenyfailed
267650 SCGeorgetownSampit River2006 03040207 Carolina Coastal-Sampitfailed
1419137 TXMontgomeryLake Conroe, dock near boat launch off Old River Rd, Montgomery2006 12040101 West Fork San Jacintofailed
166824 UTUtahUtah Lake2006 16020201 Utah Lakefailed
166822 WIPierceSt. Croix River near Prescott2006 07030005 Lower St. Croixfailed

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

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