Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1257098
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateCA
CountySonoma
LocalityLucchesi Park pond, near Petaluma Community Center
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
HUC10 NamePetaluma River-Frontal San Pablo Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000206
HUC12 NamePetaluma River
HUC12 Number180500020601
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month5
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28779
Author:Anonymous
Date:2016
Title:Ferocious-looking fish caught in Petaluma pond
Publisher:The Press Democrat
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/15/2019].

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