Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164791
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountyHenderson/Smith/Cherokee
LocalityPalestine Reservoir, northeast Texas
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Neches
HUC8 Number12020001
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14866
Author:Knight, S.
Date:2005
Title:Unusual catch.
Publisher:Tyler Morning Telegraph
Issue:August 24
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1.8 lbs


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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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