Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565078
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNC
CountyWake
LocalityNeuse River just below Falls of the Neuse Dam, [ca. 4.6 air miles SW center Wake Forest]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Neuse
HUC8 Number03020201
HUC10 NameMilburnie Lake-Neuse River
HUC10 Number0302020107
HUC12 NamePerry Creek-Neuse River
HUC12 Number030202010704
Map
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Collection Day17
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 58972
VerifierStarnes, W.C
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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