Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Pygocentrus nattereri listed in key words.

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1709 Journal Article Bennett, W.A., R.J. Currie, P.F. Wagner, and T.L. Beitinger. 1997. Cold tolerance and potential overwintering of the red-bellied piranha Pygocentrus nattereri in the United States. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 126:841-849.<0841:CTAPOO>2.3.CO;2.
704 Book Cardoza, J.E., G.S. Jones, T.W. French, and D.B. Halliwell. 1993. Exotic and translocated vertebrates of Massachusetts. Fauna of Massachusetts Series No. 6. 2nd edition. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, Westborough, MA.
10 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann. 1984. Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States. Pages 41-77 in Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.R. Stauffer, Jr, eds. Distribution, biology, and management of exotic fishes. John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, MD.
459 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams. 1991. Appendix 2: Exotic fishes. Pages 97-107 in Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea, and W.B. Scott, eds. Common names and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. 5th edition. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, MD.
165 Journal Article Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema. 1974. Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida. Biological Conservation 6(4):292-302.
13979 Report Cudmore-Vokey, B., and E.J. Crossman. 2000. Checklists of the fish fauna of the Laurentian Great Lakes and their connecting channels. Canadian Manuscript Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2550. Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Burlington, Ontario.
1109 News Devick, B. 1992. The great piranha hunt. Hawaii Fishing News. Honolulu, HI. 17 (10):6-7.
26322 Journal Article Duponchelle, F., F. Lino, N. Hubert, J. Panfili, J.-F. Renno, E. Baras, J.P. Torrico, R. Dugue, and J. Nuñez. 2007. Environment-related life-history trait variations of the red-bellied piranha Pygocentrus nattereri in two river basins of the Bolivian Amazon. Journal of Fish Biology 71:1113-1134.
24145 Web Page Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2009. FWC responds to piranha caught in South Florida retention pond. Created on 11/17/2009. Accessed on 11/18/2009.
25899 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2013. Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
103 Journal Article Hartel, K.E. 1992. Non-native fishes known from Massachusetts freshwaters. Occasional Reports of the MCZ Fish Department 2:1-9.
25960 Database Harvard University. 2013. Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Created on 04/11/2012. Accessed on 04/10/2013.
28888 News Hayes, J. 2016. Anglers pull piranha from North Park Lake. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Pittsburgh, PA. Created on 07/21/2016. Accessed on 07/21/2016.
13010 Report Howells, R.G. 2001. Introduced non-native fishes and shellfishes in Texas waters: An updated list and discussion. TPWD.
7 Report Howells, R.G., R.L. Benefield, and J.M. Mambretti. 1991. Records of pacus (Colossoma spp.) and piranhas (Serrasalmus spp.) in Texas. Management Data Series No. 70. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Fisheries Division, Austin, TX.
38882 News Hudson, S. 2022. This fish story bites - the unusual tale of Moore County's own piranha. The Pilot. Southern Pines, NC. Created on 09/26/2022. Accessed on 10/04/2022.
706 Book Jenkins, R.E., and N.M. Burkhead. 1994. Freshwater fishes of Virginia. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.
20840 Database Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. 2011. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.
26324 Journal Article Queiroz, H.L., M.B. Sobanski, and A.E. Magurran. 2010. Reproductive strategies of red-bellied Piranha (Pygocentrus nattereri Kner, 1858) in the white waters of the Mamirauá flooded forest, central Brazilian Amazon. Environmental Biology of Fishes 89:11-19.
26320 Journal Article Sazima, I., and F.A. Machado. 1990. Underwater observations of piranhas in western Brazil. Environmental Biology of Fishes 28:17-31.
26319 Journal Article Sazima, I., and S. de Andrade Guimarães. 1987. Scavenging on human corpses as a source for stories about man-eating piranhas. Environmental Biology of Fishes 20(1):75-77.
489 Journal Article Stroud, R.A. 1976. Ohio piranha. SFI Bulletin 272:3.
26501 News Tompkins, S. 2011. Piranhas, other dangerous exotic species found in Texas' waterways. Houston Chronicle. Houston, TX. Created on 09/24/2011. Accessed on 08/14/2013.
26321 Journal Article Uetanabaro, M., T. Wang, and A.S. Abe. 1993. Breeding behaviour of the red-bellied piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri, in nature. Environmental Biology of Fishes 38:369-371.


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