Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID749389
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateGA
CountyFloyd
LocalityCoosa River at Morton Bend
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Coosa
HUC8 Number03150105
HUC10 NameUpper Coosa River
HUC10 Number0315010502
HUC12 NameMorton Bend
HUC12 Number031501050205
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month9
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsprobably this species. "Mouth contained more than one row of square-shaped, molar like teeth. Upper jaw extended farther than the lower jaw (overbite)."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size404mm & 1141g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/16/2024].

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