Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID576385
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMD
CountyBaltimore
LocalityLoch Raven Reservoir, near boating pier
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
HUC10 NameMiddle Gunpowder Falls
HUC10 Number0206000304
HUC12 NameLock Raven Reservoir-Gunpowder Falls
HUC12 Number020600030406
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month9
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsMost likely this species
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size18 inches TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2021].

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