Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609115
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateSD
CountyLake
LocalityLake Herman, west of Madison
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Big Sioux
HUC8 Number10170203
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Skunk Creek
HUC10 Number1017020307
HUC12 NameLake Herman
HUC12 Number101702030702
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26522
Author:Anonymous
Date:2001
Title:Piranha caught at Lake Herman
Publisher:KELOLAND TV
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26523
Author:Anonymous
Date:2001
Title:Lake Herman fish may not be piranha
Publisher:KELOLAND TV
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size12 in TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2020].

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