Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31611
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityLake Mabo in Boca Raton at the corner of N.W. 6th Ave and NW 6th St
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameBoca Raton Inlet-Port Everglades
HUC10 Number0309020613
HUC12 NameBoca Raton Inlet-Port Everglades
HUC12 Number030902061300
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsCourtenay has color slide of specimen. Resulted in rotenoning the lake.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalFAU
VerifierCourtenay
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size305 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/13/2019].

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