Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253821
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIN
CountyMonroe
LocalityMonroe Reservoir, Bloomington.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower East Fork White
HUC8 Number05120208
HUC10 NameLake Monroe-Salt Creek
HUC10 Number0512020807
HUC12 NameMoore Creek-Lake Monroe
HUC12 Number051202080702
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos; Second pacu caught here this summer
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalfrozen
VerifierPam Fuller - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size16-17"; 4 lbs, 9ozs.
Number Preserved1
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/8/2021].

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