Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID40785
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOR
CountyMultnomah
LocalityWillamette River near Portland
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Willamette
HUC8 Number17090012
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month7
Collection Year1988
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
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalOregon State U. Museum
Museum Cat NumberOS 11491
VerifierPaulo Petry, Oregon State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size201 mm standard length


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