Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID29436
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateCA
CountySonoma
LocalityAdobe Creek [near Petaluma]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
HUC10 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC10 Number1805000208
HUC12 NameSan Pablo Bay Estuaries
HUC12 Number180500020801
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14036
Author:Carter, L.A.
Date:2000
Title:Piranha kin found in creek, Casa Grande students worry about steelhead.
Publisher:The Press Democrat
Issue:July 13
Pages:A1
CommentsLogan necropsied them then discarded
Record TypeLiterature
Disposaldestroyed
VerifierDan Logan - NMFS, Santa Rosa, CA
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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