Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID160549
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountyBell
LocalityBelton Lake [in Belton]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLeon
HUC8 Number12070201
HUC10 NameNolan Creek-Leon River
HUC10 Number1207020111
HUC12 NamePepper Creek-Leon River
HUC12 Number120702011105
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:512
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:1993
Title:State Record Listing.
Journal:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, May 21, 1993
Volume:1993
Pages:19-21
Reference 2
Ref. Number:657
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Date:1993
Title:Waterbody records listing.
Journal:Texas Parks and Wildlife News, May 14
Volume:1993
Issue:May
Pages:15 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:822
Author:Anonymous
Date:1994
Title:Water body records
Journal:Texas Parks & Wildlife News
Volume:1994
Issue:February 25
Pages:1-19
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size9.29 in., 0.79 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/17/2019].

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