Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID277886
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIN
CountyMarion
LocalityCentral Canal near Broad Ripple [West Fork White River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper White
HUC8 Number05120201
HUC10 NameCrooked Creek-White River
HUC10 Number0512020110
HUC12 NameHowland Ditch-White River
HUC12 Number051202011006
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsThe angler who caught 2 pacu in one fishing outing
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/8/2021].

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