Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID272305
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountyDickens
LocalitySoil Conservation Service Site 5 Reservoir, SW of Dickens
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalt Fork Brazos
HUC8 Number12050007
HUC10 NameDuck Creek
HUC10 Number1205000704
HUC12 NameEspuela Cemetery-Cottonwood Creek
HUC12 Number120500070401
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Piaractus brachypomus
Piaractus brachypomus
Piaractus brachypomus


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/16/2024].

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