Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID576382
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIA
CountyDelaware
LocalityMaquoketa River, near Manchester
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMaquoketa
HUC8 Number07060006
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26498
Author:Saunders, F.
Date:2013
Title:Man finds piranha relative in Maquoketa River
Publisher:KCRG-TV9.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/9/2020].

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