Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1617895
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateFL
CountyPasco
LocalityLongleaf subdivision
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrystal-Pithlachascotee
HUC8 Number03100207
HUC10 NameAnclote River
HUC10 Number0310020705
HUC12 NameOyster Creek-Rocky CreekFrontal
HUC12 Number031002070502
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsAnglers caught three Pacu from Longleaf subdivision in the pond north of Zachary Street.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Number Released3
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/21/2019].

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