Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164787
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMD
CountyCecil
LocalitySusquehanna River at Conowingo Pool near Peach Bottom
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameSusquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205030617
HUC12 NameRock Run-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020503061713
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14864
Author:Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2004
Title:Maryland weekly fishing report overview
Publisher:Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Issue:October 13
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2021].

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