Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID267698
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMO
CountyLincoln
LocalityMississippi River, below lock and dam 25 near Winfield
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThe Sny
HUC8 Number07110004
HUC10 NameBobs Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000411
HUC12 NameDogtown Hollow-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100041109
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19014
Author:Anonymous
Date:2006
Title:Man catches pacu fish in Mississippi.
Publisher:KSDK-TV
Volume:July 28, 2006
CommentsSee voucher photos.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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