Fish Watcher Record
Contributor: Rainer Froese | ID: 4
Country: Papua New Guinea
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Species: Piaractus brachypomus
Attachment: MVC-002S.jpg
Locality:* Sepik River, PNG
Type: River
Salinity:* freshwater
Water depth:
Latitude:* 9°   0'   S       Latitude (dec): -9
Longitude:* 148°   0'   E       Longitude (dec): 148
Accuracy: +/- 1°
Country:* Papua New Guinea
FAO area:* Oceania - Inland waters
Temp.: °C
Date:* 19/06/2001, dd/mm/yyyy
Day time: e.g. 13:00 - 15:00
Length:* 30 cm     Type:* TL
Weight: g
Abundance: occasional (usually not seen)
Life stage: juveniles and adults
Remark: Introduced; now found in local fish markets. Has been mistaken as 'piranha'.
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