Red-Bellied Pacu

Nov 6, 2021 • Wikireadia



Piaractus brachypomus, the pirapitinga, is a large species of pacu, a close relative of piranhas and silver dollars, in the serrasalmid family. It is native to the Amazon basin in tropical South America, but it formerly included populations in the Orinoco, only described in 2019 as a separate species, P. orinoquensis.

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Wikipedia contributors. August 23, 2021. Piaractus brachypomus. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piaractus_brachypomus

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Red Pacu
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