Specimen Information

Pygocentrus or Serrasalmus sp.
Pygocentrus or Serrasalmus sp.
(unidentified piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID42185
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus or Serrasalmus
Speciessp.
Common Nameunidentified piranha
StatePA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14798
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and D.A. Hensley.
Date:1980
Title:Survey of introduced non-native fishes. Phase I Report: Introduced exotic fishes in North America: status 1979.
Publisher:Submitted to National Fishery Research Laboratory, USFWS, Gainesville, FL.
Pages:399 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
Reference 3
Ref. Number:1099
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.R. Stauffer.
Date:1990
Title:The introduced fish problem and the aquarium fish industry.
Journal:Journal of the World Aquaculture Society
Volume:21
Issue:3
Pages:145-159
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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