Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID36256
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMS
CountyLamar
LocalityLamar County, Pascagoula drainage, Black Creek system, Lake Serene, lake ~4 km nw of Oak Grove
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlack
HUC8 Number03170007
HUC10 NameLittle Black Creek-Black Creek
HUC10 Number0317000701
HUC12 NamePerkins Creek-Black Creek
HUC12 Number031700070102
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:715
Author:Ross, S.T., and W.M. Brenneman.
Date:1991
Title:Distribution of freshwater fishes in Mississippi. Freshwater Fisheries Report No. 108. D-J Project Completion Report F-69.
Publisher:Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
Pages:548 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalretained for taxidermy
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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