Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565097
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StatePA
CountyDelaware
LocalityRidley Park Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameRaccoon Creek-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204020206
HUC12 NameCrum Creek
HUC12 Number020402020601
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26517
Author:Rocco, D.
Date:2013
Title:Man catches rare fish in Delaware County lake.
Publisher:CBS 3
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26443
Author:Sullivan, V.
Date:2013
Title:Something's fishy: Ridley Park man reels in exotic catch
Publisher:News of Delaware County
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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