Piaractus brachypomus, Pirapitinga : fisheries, aquaculture, aquarium

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Piaractus brachypomus (Cuvier 1818)

Pirapitinga
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Characiformes (Characins) > Serrasalmidae (Piranhas and pacus) > Colossomatinae
Etymology: Piaractus: Greek, piar = fat, the side with grease of a body + Greek, aktos , ago = to carry.  More on author: Cuvier.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten pelagiska; pH range: 4.8 - 6.8; dH range: ? - 15.   Tropical; 23°C - 28°C (Ref. 2060); 23°N - 11°S

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins (Ref. 39031). Reported from Argentina (Ref. 9086).

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 52 - ? cm
Max length : 88.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 40637); publicerad maxvikt: 25.0 kg (Ref. 2060); rapporterad maxålder: 28 år (Ref. 39139)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Juveniles mimic Serrasalmus nattereri. Feeds on insects and decaying plants (Ref. 32894). Possesses powerful dentition that can cause serious bites (Ref. 4537). An important foodfish (Ref. 12202).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Assuming standard charicid mode of reproduction. Replace ASAP.

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Ortega, H. and R.P. Vari, 1986. Annotated checklist of the freshwater fishes of Peru. Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (437):1-25. (Ref. 6329)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic





Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; Vattenbruk: kommersiell; Akvarium: Kommersiell
FAO(Vattenbruk: produktion; fiskeri: produktion; publication : search) | FishSource |

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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01950 (0.01009 - 0.03768), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  2.5   ±0.22 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (tm=7; tmax=28).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (66 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.