Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238809
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateCT
CountyNew London
LocalityShetucket River near Norwich
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThames
HUC8 Number01100003
HUC10 NameThames River-Frontal New London Harbor
HUC10 Number0110000302
HUC12 NameThames River-Frontal New London Harbor
HUC12 Number011000030203
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17301
Author:Jacobson, E.
Date:2007
Title:Shetucket River angler hooks fish long way from its home.
Publisher:Norwich Bulletin
CommentsSee voucher photos.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierDr. Leo Nico - U.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo




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