Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID744758
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalityPond in Ahwatukee
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Gila
HUC8 Number15050100
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27002
Author:Van Velzer, R.
Date:2014
Title:Fish with human-like teeth turn up in Arizona lakes
Publisher:The Arizona Republic
CommentsMost likely this species
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2019].

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