Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565098
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateWI
CountyColumbia
LocalityWisconsin River, south of Highway 33 bridge on the west side of the river.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCastle Rock
HUC8 Number07070003
HUC10 NameDell Creek-Wisconsin River
HUC10 Number0707000319
HUC12 NameLong Lake-Wisconsin River
HUC12 Number070700031908
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26444
Author:McCoy, J.
Date:2010
Title:Catch looks like piranha, but it's equally rare pacu
Publisher:Portage Daily Register
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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