Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID277885
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMI
CountyOttawa
LocalityGrand River, near Filmore St. in Jenison
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Grand
HUC8 Number04050006
HUC10 NameGrand River
HUC10 Number0405000607
HUC12 NameOttawa Creek-Grand River
HUC12 Number040500060705
Map
+
Collection Day7
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20976
Author:McMillin, Z.
Date:2011
Title:Crikey! Jenison couple finds piranha-like fish in Grand River.
Publisher:The Grand Rapids Press
Volume:8
Issue:7
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/29/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.