Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID238603
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StateNE
CountyLincoln
LocalityScout Creek at streamflow gaging station of North Platte
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower North Platte
HUC8 Number10180014
HUC10 NameEast Clear Creek-North Platte River
HUC10 Number1018001408
HUC12 NameScout Creek-North Platte River
HUC12 Number101800140808
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month12
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsThree moribund fish seen, one picked up
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2019].

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