Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID879916
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapitinga, red-bellied pacu
StateIN
CountyNewton
LocalityKankakee River, LaSalle Fish and Wildlife Area
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKankakee
HUC8 Number07120001
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28072
Author:Napoleon, C.
Date:2015
Title:Lake Village woman's fish story comes with teeth
Publisher:Chicago Tribune
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/8/2021].

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