Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261860
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateSC
CountyPickens
LocalityLake Keowee at Warpath Landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeneca
HUC8 Number03060101
HUC10 NameKeowee River-Lake Keowee
HUC10 Number0306010102
HUC12 NameKeowee River-Lake Keowee
HUC12 Number030601010204
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month4
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18735
Author:Simon, A.
Date:2009
Title:Unusual catch gives Easley family an exotic fish tale.
Publisher:The Greenville News
Volume:2009
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierJoff Foltz - Clemson University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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