Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID267250
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateND
CountyStark
LocalityPatterson Lake, near Dickinson
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Heart
HUC8 Number10130202
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18999
Author:Fundingsland, K.
Date:2006
Title:South American freshwater fish caught at Patterson Lake.
Publisher:The Minot Daily News
Volume:August 31, 2006
CommentsMost likely this species; see voucher photo
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Colossoma or Piaractus sp.


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