Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID860830
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateNJ
CountyBurlington
LocalitySwedes Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NamePennypack Creek-Rancocas Creek
HUC10 Number0204020203
HUC12 NameSwede Run-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020402020305
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27628
Author:Gallagher, D.
Date:2015
Title:You can't unsee this terrifying toothy fish found in New Jersey.
Publisher:Cnet.com
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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