Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID549865
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityDug Pond, Natick
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NameUpper Charles River
HUC10 Number0109000106
HUC12 NameStop River-Charles River
HUC12 Number010900010604
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month8
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25960
Author:Harvard University
Date:2013
Title:Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14100
Publisher:Harvard University
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMuseum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection
Museum Cat NumberMCZ 96096
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/8/2021].

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