Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609092
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNJ
CountyGloucester
LocalityGlen Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameDarby Creek-Mantua Creek
HUC10 Number0204020205
HUC12 NameWoodbury Creek-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020402020507
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26510
Author:Beym, J.
Date:2011
Title:Woodbury Heights 'fish tale' ends with mother-son pair pulling piranha from lake
Publisher:Gloucester County Times
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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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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