Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID34915
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMA
CountyWorcester
LocalityWebster Lake, Webster [=Lake Chaubunagungamaug]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameQuinebaug
HUC8 Number01100001
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:103
Author:Hartel, K.
Date:1992
Title:Non-native fishes known from Massachusetts freshwaters.
Journal:Occasional Reports of the MCZ Fish Department
Volume:2
Pages:1-9
Commentsnot retained
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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