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Blacktail Piranha
Pygocentrus piraya (Cuvier, 1819)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Characiformes »  family Characidae - characins »  genus Pygocentrus

Scientific synonyms

Polycentrus piraya Cuvier, 1819
Pygocentrus bidorsalis Kner, 1860
Pygocentrus piranha (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)
Serrasalmo ferox Swainson, 1838
Serrasalmo piranha Spix & Agassiz, 1829
Serrasalmus piraya

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/22892]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Pygocentrus piraya (Cuvier, 1819)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [8696]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Pygocentrus piraya (Cuvier, 1819)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Serrasalmo ferox Swainson, 1838]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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