Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1340817
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateUT
CountyIron
LocalityLake at the Hills
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEscalante Desert
HUC8 Number16030006
HUC10 NameShurtz Creek-Quichapa Lake
HUC10 Number1603000604
HUC12 NameCross Hollow
HUC12 Number160300060405
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month3
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29723
Author:Kessler, M.
Date:2017
Title:Big pacu found at city pond; ditching fish creates problems
Publisher:St. George News
Commentsfound on shore dead
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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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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