Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609131
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateVA
CountyFrederick
LocalityPond at Winchester Frederick County Conservation Club
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameBack Creek
HUC10 Number0207000404
HUC12 NameMine Spring Run-Back Creek
HUC12 Number020700040401
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26532
Author:Raymond, A.
Date:2013
Title:Winchester man catches fish in the piranha family
Publisher:TV3 Winchester
Commentscaught on Memorial Day weekend
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2021].

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