Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164469
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIN
CountyLake
LocalityOxbow Park in Hammond, IN
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NamePlum Creek-Little Calumet River
HUC10 Number0712000303
HUC12 NameTown of Black Oak-Little Calumet River
HUC12 Number071200030305
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierBob Robertson - district biologist
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/5/2021].

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