Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1652558
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTN
CountyLauderdale
LocalityRony [=Roney] Pond, John Tully Wildlife Management Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
HUC10 NameMississippi River
HUC10 Number0801010006
HUC12 NameCold Creek
HUC12 Number080101000603
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34822
Author:Price, M.
Date:2020
Title:Invasive South American fish known as the 'vegetarian piranha' found in Tennessee
Publisher:The News Tribune
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/29/2020].

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