Pristobrycon careospinus

Habits mainly in black or acidic waters in Amazonas State of Venezuela .

The Pristobrycon careospinus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Pristobrycon careospinus is a serrasalmin with the unique combination of large dark ovate spots on the body side and no pre-anal spine. The species is based on a single example from the Laguna El. More

Pristobrycon careospinus Fink & Machado-Allison, 1992 is a species of fish of the subfamily Serrasalminae which includes the "caribes" or "pirañas". This species is endemic of Venezuela. More

I also learned that Pristobrycon careospinus is a piranha which Machado had described with William Fink in 1992. Antonio Machado Allison and George Fear ABOVE: Prof. Antonio Machado – Allison (left) with George Fear (right). More

•Valid as Pristobrycon careospinus Fink & Machado-Allison 1992 - (Machado-Allison 2002:53 , Jégu in Reis et al. 2003:188 ). Current status: Valid as Pristobrycon careospinus Fink & Machado-Allison 1992 Serrasalmidae: . Distribution: Atabapo River in Orinoco River basin: Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater. More

Common names

Caribe in Spanish (español)
端棘鋸齧脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
端棘鋸齧脂鯉 in Unknown
端棘锯啮脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
端棘锯啮脂鲤 in Unknown

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Pristobrycon
Species : Pristobrycon careospinus
Authority : Fink & Machado-Allison,1992