Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID256962
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityHamilton Township, Duck Island Power Plant public fishing area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrosswicks-Neshaminy
HUC8 Number02040201
HUC10 NameCrosswicks Creek
HUC10 Number0204020101
HUC12 NameLower Crosswicks Creek
HUC12 Number020402010105
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierLeo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size12 inches, 1.5 lbs
Photo






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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2021].

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