Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609113
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateSC
CountySpartanburg
LocalityBerrys Pond [=Berry Shoals Pond]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTyger
HUC8 Number03050107
HUC10 NameSouth Tyger River
HUC10 Number0305010703
HUC12 NameMiddle South Tyger River
HUC12 Number030501070303
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26519
Author:Brown, S.
Date:2007
Title:Local angler reels in what appears to be pacu
Publisher:Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/12/2021].

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