Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1428246
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateAZ
CountyPima
LocalitySilverbell Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Santa Cruz
HUC8 Number15050301
HUC10 NameJulian Wash-Santa Cruz River
HUC10 Number1505030109
HUC12 NameArroyo Chico-Santa Cruz River
HUC12 Number150503010906
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month1
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30897
Author:Davis, S.
Date:2018
Title:A Tucson fisherman hoping to catch trout at Silverbell Lake hooked this instead
Publisher:Arizona Daily Star
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31004
Date:2018
Title:Invasive fish with human-like teeth caught in Arizona lake
Publisher:Newsweek
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2018]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/23/2018].

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