The Pristobrycon aureus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.
Adding to this is Pristobrycon aureus which some authorities place as
a synonym to this species.
Map below is based on exploration by J More
Pristobrycon aureus, nothing was mentioned about lack or presence
of palatine teeth.
Pristobrycon calmoni, palate with one or two teeth.
Hohtopiraija in Finnish (suomen kieli)
palometa in Spanish (español)
Palometa brava in Spanish (español)
Palometa de rio in Spanish (español)
Piranha in Portuguese (Português)
Piraya in Guarani (Avañe'ẽ)