Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279517
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOK
CountyTulsa
Localityapartment pond in city of Broken Arrow
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePolecat-Snake
HUC8 Number11110101
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month10
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsOriginally caught and released by angler in mid-September. Re-captured by angler weekend of 10-15-2011
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size252 mm TL, 286 g
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