Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID166822
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateWI
CountyPierce
LocalitySt. Croix River near Prescott
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower St. Croix
HUC8 Number07030005
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15748
Author:Niskanen, C.
Date:2006
Title:Lifelong St. Croix River angler reels in a big surprise.
Journal:TwinCities.com
Publisher:St. Paul Pioneer Press
Issue:July 9
Pages:G7
Commentsmost likely this species
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size15 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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