Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609114
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateSC
CountyLexington
LocalityGibson Pond [=Gibsons Pond]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaluda
HUC8 Number03050109
HUC10 NameTwelvemile Creek-Saluda River
HUC10 Number0305010914
HUC12 NameUpper Twelvemile Creek-Saluda River
HUC12 Number030501091401
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26521
Author:Cope, B.
Date:2010
Title:Pacu caught in Lexington County
Publisher:South Carolina Sportsman
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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