Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID878138
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIN
CountyWabash
LocalityMississinewa Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMississinewa
HUC8 Number05120103
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28010
Author:Gerber, C.
Date:2015
Title:Peru man catches exotic Amazon fish in Mississinewa Lake
Publisher:Kokomo Tribune
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalWoody's Spillway Camp and Bait Shop
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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