Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID35344
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StateMI
CountyWashtenaw
LocalityAnn Arbor area on shore of nearby lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHuron
HUC8 Number04090005
HUC10 NamePortage River-Huron River
HUC10 Number0409000503
HUC12 NameBarton Pond-Huron River
HUC12 Number040900050309
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsPresumable a released specimen that died (temperature?), but door is still open if suitable waters are involved - Bailey. Species questionable.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalUM
VerifierReeve M. Bailey, Univ. of Michigan
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/21/2019].

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