Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241029
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOK
CountyRogers
Localitypond near Catoosa
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Verdigris
HUC8 Number11070105
HUC10 NamePort of Catoosa-Verdigris River
HUC10 Number1107010502
HUC12 NameSpunky Creek
HUC12 Number110701050204
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month10
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsCaught by a neighbors daughter. Photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierPam Fuller - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Classadult
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2020].

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