Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609124
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountyHidalgo
LocalityCanal, near Farm-to-Market Rd 495 [=Texas State Highway 495], and Stewart Rd.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Laguna Madre
HUC8 Number12110208
HUC10 NameUpper Pilot Channel-Laguna Madre
HUC10 Number1211020803
HUC12 NameUpper Pilot Channel-Laguna Madre
HUC12 Number121102080300
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26529
Author:Berghom, J.
Date:2007
Title:Piranha-like fish becoming more common in Valley
Publisher:The Monitor
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/2/2021].

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