Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID40005
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StateOH
CountyMadison
Localitypool under bridge on Rocky River, near London, Ohio
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMohican
HUC8 Number05040002
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:489
Author:Stroud, R.A.
Date:1976
Title:Ohio piranha.
Journal:SFI Bulletin
Volume:272
Pages:3
CommentsMoreno believed that specimens had not been in pool for very long. They were badly stressed when received and would most likely not have survived the winter. Locality does not receive any appreciable thermal effluent. Bit 12 yr old boy.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Disposal"reserve tank, Clev. Aquar."
VerifierDaniel Moreno, Director Cleveland Aquarium
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size~6 cm SL


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