Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID576388
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateMD
CountyBaltimore
LocalityStansbury Pond [=Lynch Cove Park Pond]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
HUC10 NamePatapsco River-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000312
HUC12 NameStoney Creek-Patapsco River-Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020600031204
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26503
Author:Thomson, C.
Date:2006
Title:A piranha in Dundalk
Publisher:The Baltimore Sun.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26504
Author:Thomson, C.
Date:2006
Title:Dundalk fish tale loses its bite
Publisher:The Baltimore Sun.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size16 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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