Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1657557
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StateLA
CountyEast Baton Rouge
LocalityUniversity Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAmite
HUC8 Number08070202
HUC10 NameBayou Manchac-Amite River
HUC10 Number0807020208
HUC12 NameWard Creek-Bayou Manchac
HUC12 Number080702020803
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month5
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size220 mm total length; 292 grams
Number Preserved1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/18/2021].

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