Piaractus brachypomus was reported from 12 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 8 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 3 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins (Ref. 39031). Reported from Argentina (Ref. 9086).
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Table 1: Present in 8 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Bolivia BOL native 39139
South America Brazil BRA native 12202
Asia China CHN introduced 41093
South America Colombia COL native 39031
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG introduced 39336
South America Peru PER native 6329
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
South America Venezuela VEN native 39031

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG questionable 9086

Table 3: Absent from 3 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Canada CAN not established 52559
Asia Myanmar MMR not established 58843
Asia Taiwan TWN not established 6300

Table 4: Reported from 12 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG questionable 9086
South America Bolivia BOL native 39139
South America Brazil BRA native 12202
North America Canada CAN not established 52559
Asia China CHN introduced 41093
South America Colombia COL native 39031
Asia Myanmar MMR not established 58843
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG introduced 39336
South America Peru PER native 6329
Asia Taiwan TWN not established 6300
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
South America Venezuela VEN native 39031
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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