Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164773
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMI
CountyManistee
LocalityGlover's Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameManistee
HUC8 Number04060103
HUC10 NameBear Creek
HUC10 Number0406010305
HUC12 NameLittle Bear Creek
HUC12 Number040601030502
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14853
Author:Bass Times Staff Report.
Date:2005
Title:Exotic Species: Piranhas still popping up.
Publisher:Bass Times
Issue:October
Commentsidentified as piranhas; more likely this species
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/11/2021].

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