Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID37253
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNC
CountyOnslow
LocalityElizabeth Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNew River
HUC8 Number03020302
HUC10 NameHeadwaters New River
HUC10 Number0302030201
HUC12 NameWilson Bay-New River
HUC12 Number030203020105
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:804
Author:Lee, M.C.
Date:1991
Title:Angler hooks toothy catch.
Publisher:The Daily News
Volume:October
Issue:18
Pages:2 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierLeo Nico-NBS Gainesville
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size38.1 cm (15


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