Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID576384
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIA
CountyMarshall
LocalityMarshalltown, city pond off of Southridge Road.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Iowa
HUC8 Number07080208
HUC10 NameLinn Creek
HUC10 Number0708020801
HUC12 NameLinn Creek
HUC12 Number070802080102
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26500
Author:Black, K.
Date:2009
Title:Piranha cousin caught in Marshalltown pond
Publisher:Times-Republican
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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