Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164759
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateFL
CountyBroward
Localityman-made lake in Coral Springs
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNew River Canal
HUC10 Number0309020612
HUC12 NameCypress Creek Canal
HUC12 Number030902061201
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month6
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsPhoto; coordinates are town not pond
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size>30 lbs


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2020].

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