Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID34962
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StateMA
CountyPlymouth
LocalityIsland Grove Pond, Abington
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:103
Author:Hartel, K.
Date:1992
Title:Non-native fishes known from Massachusetts freshwaters.
Journal:Occasional Reports of the MCZ Fish Department
Volume:2
Pages:1-9
Reference 2
Ref. Number:704
Author:Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell.
Date:1993
Title:Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6.
Publisher:Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
Pages:95 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Disposaluncatalogued at Northeastern University, Boston
Museum Cat NumberNUVC
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size146 mm SL


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