Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID280971
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateKY
CountyFloyd
LocalityDewey Lake [=Johns Creek, near Auxier]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Levisa
HUC8 Number05070203
HUC10 NameJohns Creek
HUC10 Number0507020303
HUC12 NameDaniels Creek-Johns Creek
HUC12 Number050702030305
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsProbably this species
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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