Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1546810
GroupFishes
GenusPiaractus
Speciesbrachypomus
Common Namepirapatinga, red-bellied pacu
StateTX
CountyBandera
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMedina
HUC8 Number12100302
Map
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Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33165
Author:Croix, V.
Date:2019
Title:Scary looking fish with human-like teeth caught in Medina River
Publisher:KENS5
CommentsOne individual caught and retained.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2019].

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