Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID609144
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateWV
CountyGrant
LocalityMount Storm Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorth Branch Potomac
HUC8 Number02070002
HUC10 NameStony River-North Branch Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000202
HUC12 NameMount Storm Lake-Stony River
HUC12 Number020700020202
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26537
Author:Anonymous
Date:2009
Title:Unique catch
Publisher:The Cumberland Times-News
CommentsMost likely this species.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2020].

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