Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID564729
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateAZ
CountyYavapai
LocalityFain Lake, in Fain Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAqua Fria
HUC8 Number15070102
HUC10 NameLynx Creek-Agua Fria River
HUC10 Number1507010202
HUC12 NameLynx Creek
HUC12 Number150701020205
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26374
Author:Nellans, J.D.
Date:2009
Title:You won't believe this PV angler's catch
Publisher:The Daily Courier
Commentsmost likely this species.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2020].

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