Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1340816
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateUT
CountyWashington
LocalityWashington City Warm Springs (aka 'The Boilers')
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Virgin
HUC8 Number15010008
HUC10 NameGould Wash-Virgin River
HUC10 Number1501000809
HUC12 NameMill Creek
HUC12 Number150100080908
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29722
Author:Bergeron, L.
Date:2015
Title:News short: unusual fish hooked at the Boilers
Publisher:St. George News
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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