Serrasalmus altuvei

The Serrasalmus altuvei lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Serrasalmus altuvei in rather bare set-ups but in our experience they can act a bit nervously when maintained like this and fare much better in more natural surroundings. More

AggressionOct 8 2006, 10:38 AM Serrasalmus Altuvei, indeed one of the most impressive piranhas, not to mention highly aggressive, this piranha is a must to be kept in solitaire. Caribe Azul, or blue caribe, is a common name to be heard in its native land. More

Common names

Caribe azul in Spanish (español)
Pantteripiraija in Finnish (suomen kieli)
阿尔氏锯脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
阿尔氏锯脂鲤 in Unknown
阿爾氏鋸脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
阿爾氏鋸脂鯉 in Unknown

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Serrasalmus
Species : Serrasalmus altuvei
Authority : Ram