Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1633930
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateDE
CountySussex
LocalityMarshyhope Creek, just below Rt 404 Bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNanticoke
HUC8 Number02080109
HUC10 NameMarshyhope Creek
HUC10 Number0208010903
HUC12 NameTommy Wright Branch-Marshyhope Creek
HUC12 Number020801090303
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDelaware Dept. of Nat. Res. and Env. Control
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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