Pristobrycon aureus

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. 3. Pristobrycon calmoni, palate with one or two teeth. 4. More

Common names

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)

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Pristobrycon
Species : Pristobrycon aureus
Authority : Spix & Agassiz, 1829