Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID36261
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMS
CountyLamar
LocalityWest Lake, Lamar County, Leaf River system
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Leaf
HUC8 Number03170004
HUC10 NameBig Creek-Bouie River
HUC10 Number0317000408
HUC12 NameMixons Creek-Bouie River
HUC12 Number031700040803
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month7
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberUSM 14134
VerifierW.L. Fink, Univ. Michigan
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2020].

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