Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID33811
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityMississippi River, south of Chester
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:931
Author:Anonymous
Date:1988
Title:Mighty Mississippi is full of secrets.
Journal:Chester Herald Tribune (Sept. 21, 1988)
Publisher:Chester Herald Tribune
Volume:1988
Issue:September 21
Commentsmisidentified in newspaper article
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierLeo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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