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species

Black Spot Piranha
Pygocentrus cariba (Humboldt & Valenciennes, 1821)

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

Scientific synonyms

Serrasalmo cariba Humboldt, 1821
Serrasalmus caribe Valenciennes, 1850
Pygocentrus caribe (Valenciennes, 1850)
Serrasalmo albus Humboldt, 1821
Serrasalmo albus dorso Humboldt, 1821
Serrasalmus notatus Lütken, 1875
Pygocentrus notatus (Lütken, 1875)
Pygocentrus stigmaterythraeus Fowler, 1911

Images

Pygocentrus cariba - Black Spot Piranha

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [8700]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/22886]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Pygocentrus cariba (Humboldt, 1821)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
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 cariba (Humboldt, 1821)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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