Pristobrycon maculipinnis

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

The Pristobrycon maculipinnis lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

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

Common names

Caribe in Spanish (español)
Marmoripiraija in Finnish (suomen kieli)
斑鰭鋸齧脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
斑鰭鋸齧脂鯉 in Unknown
斑鳍锯啮脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
斑鳍锯啮脂鲤 in Unknown

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