Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1321233
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityNorth Park Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Allegheny
HUC8 Number05010009
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28888
Author:Hayes, J.
Date:2016
Title:Anglers pull piranha from North Park Lake
Publisher:Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/22/2019].

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