Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID29514
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 Day17
Collection Month7
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsLogan necropsied it then discarded; found partiall eaten; in same pond that 3 others were found in 3 days earlier
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaldestroyed
VerifierDan Logan - NMFS, Santa Rosa, CA
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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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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