Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID159753
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityGautier
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePascagoula
HUC8 Number03170006
HUC10 NameWest Pascagoula River-Pascagoula River
HUC10 Number0317000603
HUC12 NameLower West Pascagoula-Pascagoula Rivers
HUC12 Number031700060303
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13963
Author:Jones, A.
Date:2004
Title:Pacu no threat to Coast.
Publisher:The Sun Herald
Issue:August 15, 2004
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2021].

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