Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID44933
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityBurke Lake in Burke Lake Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NamePohick Creek
HUC10 Number0207001004
HUC12 NamePohick Creek
HUC12 Number020700100401
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month6
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:500
Author:Bohn, J.
Date:1988
Title:A toothy fish puts the bite on a Burke Lake angler.
Publisher:The Washington Post
Volume:1988
Issue:June 4
Pages:G1, G3-4
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierC. Sledd et al., VA Dept Game & Inland Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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