Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565089
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateCA
CountyMarin
LocalityStafford Lake, Novato
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
HUC10 NamePetaluma River-Frontal San Pablo Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000206
HUC12 NameNovato Creek
HUC12 Number180500020603
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month7
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20826
Author:California Academy of Sciences.
Date:2011
Title:California Academy of Sciences - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1577
Author:Dill, W.A., and A.J. Cordone.
Date:1997
Title:History and status of introduced fishes in California, 1871-1996. Fish Bulletin 178
Publisher:California Department of Fish and Game
Pages:414 pp
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalCalifornia Academy of Sciences ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberCAS 71194
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2019].

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