Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID252958
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIN
CountyHamilton
Localitylake in the Village Farms development in Carmel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper White
HUC8 Number05120201
HUC10 NameCrooked Creek-White River
HUC10 Number0512020110
HUC12 NameCool Creek
HUC12 Number051202011001
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Disposalfrozen
VerifierLeo Nico - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size1lb, 5 oz
Number Preserved1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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