Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID257295
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateCO
CountyArapahoe
LocalityCherry Creek Reservoir, Aurora, in Cherry Creek State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle South Platte-Cherry Creek
HUC8 Number10190003
HUC10 NameCherry Creek-South Platte River
HUC10 Number1019000303
HUC12 NameCherry Creek Lake-Cherry Creek
HUC12 Number101900030303
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month11
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaldiscarded
VerifierPam Fuller - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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