Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID159754
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateCO
CountyDenver
LocalityDenver area
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle South Platte-Cherry Creek
HUC8 Number10190003
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14003
Author:Anonymous
Date:2004
Title:Beware of unwanted exotic fish.
Publisher:Summit Daily News
Issue:August 24
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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