Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID32397
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateGA
CountyCoweta
LocalityCoweta County, private pond
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameApalachicola Basin
HUC8 Number03130000
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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