Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID287298
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMS
CountyIssaquena
LocalitySteele Bayou [just north of Vicksburg]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Yazoo
HUC8 Number08030208
HUC10 NameCentennial Lake-Yazoo River
HUC10 Number0803020802
HUC12 NameBliss Creek-Yazoo River
HUC12 Number080302080201
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierNathan Aycock, state biologist
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size15 in.; 3 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/9/2020].

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