Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID576372
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountyRusk
LocalityMartin Creek Lake [=Martin Lake]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Sabine
HUC8 Number12010002
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month3
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26495
Author:KLTV web staff
Date:2012
Title:Piranha sub-species caught in East Texas lake
Publisher:KLTV
CommentsMost likely this species
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/22/2021].

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