Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID36697
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMT
CountyYellowstone
LocalityLake Elmo in Billings
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Yellowstone-Pompeys Pillar
HUC8 Number10070007
HUC10 NameFive Mile Creek-Yellowstone River
HUC10 Number1007000704
HUC12 NameFive Mile Creek
HUC12 Number100700070401
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos, specimen
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierLeo Nico
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size165 mm SL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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