Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241131
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityHighland Park Dam (=Locks and Dam 2 - located across from Sharpsburg, Aspinwall and Etna, downstream from the Highland Park Bridge)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Allegheny
HUC8 Number05010009
HUC10 NameAllegheny River
HUC10 Number0501000903
HUC12 NameAllegheny River-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050100090308
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16714
Author:Weisburg, D.
Date:2007
Title:Exotic problem for Penn Hills boy.
Publisher:Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Disposalaquarium
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1.5 lb


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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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