Habits mainly in black or clear acidic waters in Amazonas State of Venezuela .
Pristobrycon maculipinnis Fink & Machado-Allison, 1992 is a species of fish of the subfamily Serrasalminae which includes the "caribes", "palometas caribe" or "piranhas". This species is endemic of Venezuela. More
Pristobrycon maculipinnis is a serrasalmin presenting a unique combination of features including dark spots on the vertical fins and scattered irregularly over the body and head, lack of a pre-anal spine, and lack of fine 'pepper-like' spots (Fink and Machado-Allison, 1992). More
Pristobrycon maculipinnis, Redfin Piranha Pristobrycon (Serrasalmus) is perhaps the most attractively coloured piranha species. Like all Pristobrycon this species is only mildly aggressive towards conspecifics and even other fish, occasionally biting the fins of slower moving species. A similar species P. More