Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID558796
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNY
CountySchenectady
LocalityIroquois Lake, in Schenectady Central Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMohawk
HUC8 Number02020004
HUC10 NameAlplaus Kill-Mohawk River
HUC10 Number0202000411
HUC12 NamePoentic Kill-Mohawk River
HUC12 Number020200041108
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month10
Collection Year2001
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.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNew York State Museum ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberNYSM 53990
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1
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