Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43308
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StateTX
CountyKendall
LocalityBoerne City Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCibolo
HUC8 Number12100304
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Cibolo Creek
HUC10 Number1210030401
HUC12 NameFrederick Creek-Cibolo Creek
HUC12 Number121003040101
Map
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Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:7
Author:Howells, R.G., R.L. Benefield, and J.M. Mambretti.
Date:1991
Title:Records of pacus (Colossoma spp.) and piranhas (Serrasalmus spp.) in Texas. Management Data Series No. 70
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Fisheries Division
Pages:4 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13010
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:2001
Title:Introduced non-native fishes and shellfishes in Texas waters: An updated list and discussion.
Journal:Texas Parks and Wildlife Management Data Series
Publisher:TPWD.
Volume:188
Pages:27 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Disposalpreserved
VerifierR.G. Howells
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size119 mm TL, 119 g


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