Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID166821
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMN
CountyNobles
LocalityLake Okabena, nearby drainage ditch
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLittle Sioux
HUC8 Number10230003
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15746
Author:Associated Press.
Date:2006
Title:News from around Minnesota.
Publisher:Duluth News Tribune
Issue:July 11
Commentsmost likely this species
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2020].

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