Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID31577
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateFL
CountySt. Lucie
Localitya lake at St. Lucie West Development, just east of I-95/St. Lucie West interchange, corner of Prima Vista and Bethaney Rd.,
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNorth Fork of the St. Lucie River
HUC10 Number0309020602
HUC12 NameNorth Fork of the St. Lucie River
HUC12 Number030902060200
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month6
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUniv. of FL
Museum Cat NumberUF 87879
VerifierLeo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2020].

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