Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID265013
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityCrystal Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
HUC10 NameLake Hancock
HUC10 Number0310010101
HUC12 NameLake Parker
HUC12 Number031001010101
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18941
Author:Milligan, D.
Date:2009
Title:Fishing for bream, catching a 16-pound pacu.
Publisher:The Ledger
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2 lbs


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2021].

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