Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID558788
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNY
CountyAlbany
LocalityManmade pond at State Office Campus
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Hudson
HUC8 Number02020006
HUC10 NameNormans Kill
HUC10 Number0202000602
HUC12 NameVly Creek-Normans Kill
HUC12 Number020200060206
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26362
Author:New York State Museum.
Date:2013
Title:Museum collection records of Piaractus brachypomus from the New York State Museum ichthyology collection. Provided by Bryan Weatherwax on 19 July 2013.
Publisher:New York State Museum
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20914
Author:New York State Museum.
Date:2011
Title:New York State Museum - Fish Collection Database.
Publisher:New York State Museum.
CommentsNo ponds visible on campus in satellite imagery, but several large square fountains present.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNew York State Museum ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberNYSM 11195
VerifierDaniels, R.A.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/1/2021].

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