Specimen Information

Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(red piranha)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID549874
GroupFishes
GenusPygocentrus
Speciesnattereri
Common Namered piranha
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityLexington Reservoir, Lexington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMerrimack River
HUC8 Number01070006
HUC10 NameShawsheen River
HUC10 Number0107000613
HUC12 NameUpper Shawsheen River
HUC12 Number010700061301
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25960
Author:Harvard University
Date:2013
Title:Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14100
Publisher:Harvard University
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMuseum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection
Museum Cat NumberMCZ 57904
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/13/2019].

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