Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID645662
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateAL
CountyMarengo
LocalityTombigbee River, Demopolis Yacht Basin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Tombigbee-Chickasaw
HUC8 Number03160201
HUC10 NameTombigbee River-Cotahaga Creek
HUC10 Number0316020104
HUC12 NameHall Creek-Tombigbee River
HUC12 Number031602010401
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26945
Author:Averette, J.
Date:2014
Title:Piranha cousin, called pacu, caught at Yacht Basin
Publisher:Demopolis Times
CommentsMost likely this species
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2019].

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