Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565077
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
LocalityNortheast Cape Fear River, Castle Hayne boat ramp, [ca. 9.9 air miles NNE center Wilmington]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNortheast Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030007
HUC10 NameHarrisons Creek-Northeast Cape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000708
HUC12 NamePrince George Creek-Northeast Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300070807
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20908
Author:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
Date:2011
Title:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:North Carolina Museum of Natural History.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 59640
VerifierStarnes, W.C
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size384 mm TL
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/27/2020].

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