Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565095
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIL
CountyMontgomery
LocalityLake Lou Yaeger
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameShoal
HUC8 Number07140203
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26441
Author:Kaplan, T.
Date:2012
Title:Fish with teeth found in Lake Lou Yaeger in Litchfield, Illinios
Publisher:KSDK
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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