Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID40775
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOR
CountyHood River
LocalityColumbia River near city of Hood River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Columbia-Hood
HUC8 Number17070105
HUC10 NameMosier Creek-Columbia River
HUC10 Number1707010511
HUC12 NameGrays Creek-Columbia River
HUC12 Number170701051106
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month9
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:854
Author:Logan, D.J., E.L. Bibles, and D.F. Markle.
Date:1996
Title:Recent collections of continental exotic aquarium fishes in Oregon and thermal tolerance of Oriental weatherfish and pirapatinga.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:82
Issue:2
Pages:66-80
Commentspreviously identified as Colossoma macropomum (tambaqui); later referred to as unidentified in Logan's paper (ms version); published version says tentatively P. brachypomus
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalReturned to Tom Brigham
VerifierDouglas Markle, Oregon State U.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size390mm standard length


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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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