Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609111
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOH
LocalityBuckeye Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLicking
HUC8 Number05040006
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26513
Author:Anonymous
Date:2011
Title:Fish similar to piranha found in Buckeye Lake
Publisher:WBNS-10TV
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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