Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609112
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StatePA
CountyLancaster
LocalityConestoga River, behind house on Riveredge Drive, Manheim Township
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameConestoga River
HUC10 Number0205030611
HUC12 NameLower Conestoga River
HUC12 Number020503061107
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26516
Author:Reilly, P.J.
Date:2009
Title:South American pacu hooked in Conestoga
Publisher:LancasterOnline
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2021].

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