Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276160
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateGA
CountyLowndes
LocalityWithlacoochee River just downstream of Langdale Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWithlacoochee
HUC8 Number03110203
HUC10 NameBear Creek-Withlacoochee River
HUC10 Number0311020304
HUC12 NameValdosta-Withlacoochee River
HUC12 Number031102030404
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month5
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalValdosta State University Ichthyology Collection
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Photo
Piaractus brachypomus
Piaractus brachypomus
Piaractus brachypomus


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