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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Serrasalmidae

Genus: Serrasalmus

(See list of species below)



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31 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Serrasalmus altispinis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.3 cm SL

 
Serrasalmus altuvei
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Serrasalmus auriventris
[]

Photo by Nielson, R.

South America
Max. Length 21.2 cm SL
Serrasalmus brandtii Lütken, 1875

Photo by Nielson, R.
 
Serrasalmus brandtii
[White piranha]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Serrasalmus compressus
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Serrasalmus eigenmanni Norman, 1929

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Serrasalmus eigenmanni
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Serrasalmus elongatus Kner, 1858

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Serrasalmus elongatus
[Slender piranha]
No picture found
South America

 
Serrasalmus emarginatus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL
Serrasalmus geryi Jégu & Santos, 1988

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Serrasalmus geryi
[]

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.

South America
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Serrasalmus gibbus Castelnau, 1855

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.
 
Serrasalmus gibbus
[]

Photo by Lysikatos, D.

South America
Max. Length 27.9 cm SL
Serrasalmus gouldingi Fink & Machado-Allison, 1992

Photo by Lysikatos, D.
 
Serrasalmus gouldingi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Serrasalmus hastatus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Serrasalmus hollandi Eigenmann, 1915

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Serrasalmus hollandi
[]

Photo by IGFA

South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Serrasalmus humeralis Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by IGFA
 
Serrasalmus humeralis
[Pirambeba]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Serrasalmus irritans Peters, 1877

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Serrasalmus irritans
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Serrasalmus maculatus Kner, 1858

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Serrasalmus maculatus
[]

Photo by Østergaard, T.

South America
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Serrasalmus manueli (Fernández-Yépez & Ramírez, 1967)

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Serrasalmus manueli
[]

Photo by Janzon, L.-A.

South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Serrasalmus marginatus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Janzon, L.-A.
 
Serrasalmus marginatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Serrasalmus medinai
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Serrasalmus nalseni Fernández-Yépez, 1969

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Serrasalmus nalseni
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Serrasalmus neveriensis Machado-Allison, Fink, López Rojas & Rodenas, 1993

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Serrasalmus neveriensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Serrasalmus nigricans
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Serrasalmus nigricauda
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.7 cm SL

 
Serrasalmus odyssei
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 41.5 cm SL
Serrasalmus rhombeus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Serrasalmus rhombeus
[Redeye piranha]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Serrasalmus sanchezi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Serrasalmus scotopterus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Serrasalmus serrulatus
[]

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.

South America
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Serrasalmus spilopleura Kner, 1858

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.
 
Serrasalmus spilopleura
[Speckled piranha]
No picture found
South America

 
Serrasalmus stagnatilis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Serrasalmus undulatus
[]
31 Species of Family Serrasalmidae with Genus Serrasalmus
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2000 Serrasalmus altispinis South America 19 SL
1965 Serrasalmus altuvei South America 17.3 SL
1861 Serrasalmus auriventris South America
1875 Serrasalmus brandtii White piranha South America 21.2 SL
1991 Serrasalmus compressus South America 19 SL
1929 Serrasalmus eigenmanni South America 18 SL
1858 Serrasalmus elongatus Slender piranha South America 30 TL
1841 Serrasalmus emarginatus South America
1988 Serrasalmus geryi South America 18.1 SL
1855 Serrasalmus gibbus South America 21 SL
1992 Serrasalmus gouldingi South America 27.9 SL
2001 Serrasalmus hastatus South America 15.4 SL
1915 Serrasalmus hollandi South America 18.5 SL
1850 Serrasalmus humeralis Pirambeba South America 20 SL
1877 Serrasalmus irritans South America 13.8 SL
1858 Serrasalmus maculatus South America 26 TL
1967 Serrasalmus manueli South America 36 SL
1837 Serrasalmus marginatus South America 27 SL
1965 Serrasalmus medinai South America 14.8 SL
1969 Serrasalmus nalseni South America 12.6 SL
1993 Serrasalmus neveriensis South America 18 SL
1829 Serrasalmus nigricans South America
1861 Serrasalmus nigricauda South America
2010 Serrasalmus odyssei South America 16.7 SL
1766 Serrasalmus rhombeus Redeye piranha South America 41.5 SL
1964 Serrasalmus sanchezi South America 11.4 SL
1841 Serrasalmus scotopterus South America
1850 Serrasalmus serrulatus South America 19 SL
1858 Serrasalmus spilopleura Speckled piranha South America 21 SL
1841 Serrasalmus stagnatilis South America
1841 Serrasalmus undulatus South America



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