Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253787
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNJ
CountyOcean
LocalityStafford Forge Wildlife Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMullica-Toms
HUC8 Number02040301
HUC10 NameManahawkin Bay-Little Egg Harbor
HUC10 Number0204030107
HUC12 NameWestecunk Creek
HUC12 Number020403010702
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18036
Author:Hutchinson, J.
Date:2007
Title:Fish found in Stafford Forge could be piranha or a plant-eating relative.
Publisher:Asbury Park Press
Commentsphoto
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2021].

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