Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279189
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateWV
CountyPutnam
LocalityKanawha River (R.M. 31.2), Winfield L & D, Winfield, West Virginia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050008
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Kanawha River
HUC10 Number0505000803
HUC12 NameBuffalo Creek-Kanawha River
HUC12 Number050500080308
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size19 inches 6 lbs
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2020].

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