Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID576383
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNE
CountyLancaster
LocalityPawnee Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalt
HUC8 Number10200203
HUC10 NameMiddle Creek
HUC10 Number1020020302
HUC12 NamePawnee Lake-Middle Creek
HUC12 Number102002030202
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26499
Author:Duggan, J.
Date:2008
Title:Former game warden catches illegally stocked Amazonian fish
Publisher:Lincoln Journal Star
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2021].

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