Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271986
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOH
CountyLorain
LocalityBlack River at Lorain
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBlack-Rocky
HUC8 Number04110001
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19461
Author:Mawson, A.
Date:2010
Title:Birthday boy reels in unusual gift, a Pacu.
Publisher:The Morning Journal
Issue:August 17, 2010
CommentsSpecimen collected.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2021].

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