Specimen Information

Serrasalmus rhombeus
Serrasalmus rhombeus
(white piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31790
GroupFishes
GenusSerrasalmus
Speciesrhombeus
Common Namewhite piranha
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalitySouth Miami, abandoned swimming pool, unknown location
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020615
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:165
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema
Date:1974
Title:Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:4
Pages:292-302
Comments4-6 individuals released the previous year and 2 had survived the fourth coldest winter in Florida's history (exact year not given)
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/28/2022].

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