Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1447008
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMN
CountyWabasha
LocalityMississippi River, Pool 4, Peterson Lake landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-Whitewater
HUC8 Number07040003
HUC10 NameCity of Winona-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000306
HUC12 NameCity of Wabasha-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400030601
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month8
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31056
Author:Dankert, J.
Date:2002
Title:Seven-pound Amazonian pacu caught in Mississippi
Publisher:Winona Daily News
Comments20 inches and weighed about 7 pounds
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size20" & 7 Ibs


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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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