Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609093
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateCA
CountyTuolumne
LocalityDon Pedro Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Tuolumne
HUC8 Number18040009
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26511
Author:Damschroder, J.
Date:2009
Title:Anglers net piranha-like fish in Don Pedro
Publisher:The Union Democrat
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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