Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164761
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateVA
CountyBedford
LocalitySmith Mountain Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Roanoke
HUC8 Number03010101
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14847
Author:Conley, J.
Date:2005
Title:Woman's haul at lake full of teeth.
Publisher:Roanoke Times
Commentsid based on operculum taller than wide; photos
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size15
Photo
Piaractus brachypomus
Piaractus brachypomus


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