Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID160020
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeState
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13988
Author:Anonymous
Date:2004
Title:Pacu fishing records
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14866
Author:Knight, S.
Date:2005
Title:Unusual catch.
Publisher:Tyler Morning Telegraph
Issue:August 24
Commentsgeneralized location as 'Trinity River in Texas'
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult
Size8 lb. 13.12 oz.


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