Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID34418
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateKY
CountyRussell
LocalityLake Cumberland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Cumberland-Lake Cumberland
HUC8 Number05130103
HUC10 NameCrocus Creek-Cumberland River
HUC10 Number0513010306
HUC12 NameLester Creek-Cumberland River
HUC12 Number051301030604
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1925
Author:Landers, A., Jr.
Date:1991
Title:Woman snares piranha in Lake Cumberland.
Publisher:Lexington Herald-Leader
Volume:1991
Issue:September 29
Pages:D14
Commentsmisidentified in paper as piranha
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierLeo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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