Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164801
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StateKS
CountyDouglas
LocalityLocal ponds in Lawrence, KS.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kansas
HUC8 Number10270104
HUC10 NameCaptain Creek-Kansas River
HUC10 Number1027010405
HUC12 NameBaldwin Creek-Kansas River
HUC12 Number102701040503
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsAquarists in Lawrence have been releasing into local ponds.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierWiley, Ed - Univ. of KS, Lawrence, KS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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