Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565102
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIL
CountySangamon
LocalityWashington Park Lagoon in Springfield
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Sangamon
HUC8 Number07130008
HUC10 NameSpring Creek
HUC10 Number0713000802
HUC12 NameArcher Creek-Spring Creek
HUC12 Number071300080203
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month6
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26448
Author:Bowman, D.
Date:2009
Title:Want a Washington Park pacu?
Publisher:Chicago Sun-Times.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/2/2021].

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