Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID166750
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNC
CountyCraven
LocalityNeuse River in New Bern (near the Glenburnie Wildlife Res. Comm. boat ramp)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Neuse
HUC8 Number03020204
HUC10 NameUpper Broad Creek-Neuse River
HUC10 Number0302020404
HUC12 NameCity of New Bern-Neuse River
HUC12 Number030202040401
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20908
Author:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
Date:2011
Title:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:North Carolina Museum of Natural History.
CommentsSee voucher photos
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 44490
VerifierDr. Leo Nico - U.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size380 mm TL
Number Preserved1
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