Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1613822
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIL
CountyRock Island
LocalityHennepin Canal, Lock 31
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Rock
HUC8 Number07090005
HUC10 NameCase Creek-Rock River
HUC10 Number0709000513
HUC12 NameCase Creek-Rock River
HUC12 Number070900051302
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33552
Author:Vinson, J.
Date:2019
Title:Piranha-like Pacu caught in Hennepin Canal
Publisher:WHBF Local 4
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierIllinois Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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