Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID158994
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountyGrimes
LocalityGibbons Creek Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNavasota
HUC8 Number12070103
HUC10 NameGibbons Creek-Navasota River
HUC10 Number1207010307
HUC12 NameMiddle Gibbons Creek
HUC12 Number120701030705
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month6
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13707
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:2001
Title:Fish Records: Water Body - All Tackle.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Issue:April 24, 2001
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1.8 lbs; 15.0 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2019].

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