Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID267650
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateSC
CountyGeorgetown
LocalitySampit River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCarolina Coastal-Sampit
HUC8 Number03040207
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26518
Author:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Date:2006
Title:Non-native Pacu fish caught in Sampit River
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19010
Date:2006
Title:Non-native pacu fish caught in Sampit River.
Publisher:Georgetown Times
Volume:August 28, 2006
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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