Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655344
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityBig Pine Key, Blue Hole (old quarry)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Bay-Florida Keys
HUC8 Number03090203
HUC10 NameLower Florida Keys
HUC10 Number0309020303
HUC12 NameLower Florida Keys
HUC12 Number030902030300
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsMost likely this species
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.S. Geological Survey)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2021].

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