Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253180
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateFL
CountyOrange
Localityspring feed pond in the Fern Creek/Bumby Rd area of Orlando
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
HUC10 NameEast Lake Tohopekaliga
HUC10 Number0309010101
HUC12 NameLake Conway
HUC12 Number030901010101
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierLeo Nico - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size12 lbs
Photo






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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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