Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565103
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNC
CountyWake
LocalityFoxcroft Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Neuse
HUC8 Number03020201
HUC10 NameMilburnie Lake-Neuse River
HUC10 Number0302020107
HUC12 NameMango Creek-Neuse River
HUC12 Number030202010705
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26449
Author:Barr, S.
Date:2013
Title:Hedingham family finds toothy fish in neighborhood lake
Publisher:The News & Observer
Commentsmost likely this species
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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