Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164799
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateAL
CountyChilton
LocalityLay Lake, impoundment on the Coosa River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Coosa
HUC8 Number03150107
HUC10 NamePeckerwood Creek-Coosa River
HUC10 Number0315010705
HUC12 NameSpring Creek-Lay Lake
HUC12 Number031501070503
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierLeo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2019].

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