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genus

Serrasalmus Lacépède, 1803

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Characiformes »  family Serrasalmidae

Scientific synonyms

Serrasalmo Duméril, 1806

Included taxa

Number of records: 30

species Serrasalmus altispinis Merckx, Jégu & Mendes dos Santos, 2000
species Serrasalmus altuvei Ramírez, 1965
species Serrasalmus baratai (Amaral Campos, 1946)
species Serrasalmus brandtii Lütken, 1875
species Serrasalmus compressus Jégu, Leao & dos Santos, 1991
species Serrasalmus eigenmanni Norman, 1929
species Serrasalmus elongatus Kner, 1858
species Serrasalmus emarginatus (Jardine, 1841) inq.
species Serrasalmus geryi Jégu & dos Santos, 1988
species Serrasalmus gibbus Castelnau, 1855
species Serrasalmus gouldingi Fink & Machado-Allison, 1992
species Serrasalmus hastatus Fink & Machado-Allison, 2001
species Serrasalmus hollandi Eigenmann, 1915
species Serrasalmus humeralis Valenciennes, 1850 - Pirambeba
species Serrasalmus irritans Peters, 1877
species Serrasalmus maculatus Kner, 1858 - Ruby Red Piranha

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species Serrasalmus manueli Fernández-Yépez & Ramírez, 1967
species Serrasalmus marginatus Valenciennes, 1836
species Serrasalmus medinai Ramírez, 1965 - Medinai Piranha

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species Serrasalmus nalseni Fernández-Yépez, 1969
species Serrasalmus neveriensis Machado-Allison, Fink, López Rojas & Rodenas, 1993
species Serrasalmus nigricans Spix & Agassiz, 1829
species Serrasalmus odyssei Hubert & Renno, 2010
species Serrasalmus rhombeus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Black Piranha

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species Serrasalmus sanchezi Géry, 1964
species Serrasalmus scotopterus (Jardine, 1841) inq.
species Serrasalmus serrulatus (Valenciennes, 1850)
species Serrasalmus spilopleura (Kner, 1858) - Dark-banded Piranha
species Serrasalmus stagnatilis (Jardine, 1841) inq.
species Serrasalmus undulatus (Jardine, 1841) inq.

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/4217]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Serrasalmus Lacepède, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1110300]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Serrasalmus Lacepède, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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Explanations

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation