Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID614679
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNJ
CountyPassaic
LocalityLake [=Hughes Lake] in Veteran's Memorial Park, Passaic.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHackensack-Passaic
HUC8 Number02030103
HUC10 NameLower Passaic River
HUC10 Number0203010308
HUC12 NameThird River-Passaic River
HUC12 Number020301030804
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26576
Author:Cowen, R.
Date:2013
Title:Piranha cousin hooked in Passaic
Publisher:The Record
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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