Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID644354
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateOH
CountyRichland
LocalityShelby Reservoir #3
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMohican
HUC8 Number05040002
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Black Fork Mohican River
HUC10 Number0504000201
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Black Fork Mohican River
HUC12 Number050400020102
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26898
Author:Erokwu, C.
Date:2014
Title:Angler hooks toothy pacu in Ohio reservoir.
Publisher:Newark Advocate
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2020].

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