Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID166785
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIN
CountyMarion
LocalityWest Fork of White River in Indianapolis between 10th and Washington streets
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper White
HUC8 Number05120201
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~19 inches
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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