Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1321152
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateGA
CountyNewton
LocalityAlcovy River at Jackson Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ocmulgee
HUC8 Number03070103
HUC10 NameLower Alcovy River
HUC10 Number0307010308
HUC12 NameRocky Creek-Jackson Lake
HUC12 Number030701030804
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJamid Dowd - Georgia DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Size14, 14, and 14.5 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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