Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468514
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOK
CountyCaddo
LocalityFort Cobb Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Washita
HUC8 Number11130302
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month7
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31669
Author:Miller, K.
Date:2018
Title:11-year-old girl catches piranha relative in Oklahoma lake
Publisher:The Star-Telegram
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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