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Piaractus brachypomus (Pacu) is a species of bony fishes in the family Serrasalmidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Neotropics. They are diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 88.0 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Pacu. View this species on GBIF