Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID157313
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateWA
CountySpokane
LocalityMedical Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePalouse
HUC8 Number17060108
HUC10 NameNegro Creek
HUC10 Number1706010806
HUC12 NameUpper Hog Canyon Creek
HUC12 Number170601080601
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13640
Author:Roesler, R.
Date:2003
Title:Freed pets taking over.
Publisher:The Spokesman-Review.
Volume:2003
Issue:October 27
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/5/2020].

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