Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID157314
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateSC
CountyYork
LocalityCatawba River, at Lake Wylie
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Catawba
HUC8 Number03050101
HUC10 NameLake Wylie-Catawba River
HUC10 Number0305010115
HUC12 NameTorrence Branch-Lake Wylie
HUC12 Number030501011508
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierSteve Walsh
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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