Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID873315
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateFL
LocalityLake Okeechobee
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC8 Number03090201
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month7
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27761
Author:Dzenitis, J.
Date:2015
Title:Piranha-like fish caught in Lake Okeechobee
Publisher:WPBF 25
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2021].

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