Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609134
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateWI
CountyFond du Lac
LocalityLake Winnebago, near Fond du Lac
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Winnebago
HUC8 Number04030203
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26534
Author:Clark, C.
Date:2009
Title:Piranha caught in Lake Winnebago?
Publisher:WLUK FOX 11
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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