Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID275732
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountyMontgomery
LocalityLake Woodlands
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSpring
HUC8 Number12040102
HUC10 NameWalnut Creek-Spring Creek
HUC10 Number1204010202
HUC12 NamePanther Branch-Spring Creek
HUC12 Number120401020212
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month5
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19780
Author:Barajas, E.
Date:2011
Title:Pacu fish found in Lake Woodlands.
Publisher:KTRK TV
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26528
Author:Roden, H.
Date:2011
Title:Spring man, fishing Lake Woodlands, may have caught South American pacu
Publisher:The Conroe Courier
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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