Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163148
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIN
CountyJennings
LocalityBrush Creek Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMuscatatuck
HUC8 Number05120207
HUC10 NameBrush Creek-Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River
HUC10 Number0512020704
HUC12 NameBrush Creek Reservoir-Brush Creek
HUC12 Number051202070403
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentscaught with nightcrawler on the bottom of reservoir
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalDr. Mike Retzer
VerifierDr. Leo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/9/2020].

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