Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID263479
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOH
CountySandusky
LocalitySandusky River at Fremont
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSandusky
HUC8 Number04100011
HUC10 NameSandusky River
HUC10 Number0410001113
HUC12 NameIndian Creek-Sandusky River
HUC12 Number041000111302
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsSpecimen not returned to water. Fate unknown. See voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Piaractus brachypomus


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2024].

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