Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283608
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateGA
CountyHall
Localityprivate subdivision in Oakwood, near police station
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Chattahoochee
HUC8 Number03130001
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size4 lb 18 in
Photo
Piaractus brachypomus


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/13/2024].

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