Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID565112
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateWI
CountyLa Crosse
LocalityMississippi River, fishing float below Lock and Dam No. 7
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
HUC10 NamePine Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000605
HUC12 NameCity of La Crosse-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400060502
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26451
Author:Moorhead, C.
Date:2010
Title:Funny-looking fish are no laughing matter
Publisher:Houston County News
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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