Serrasalmus compressus

The Serrasalmus compressus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Serrasalmus compressus is a valid species, similar to S. altuvei of Venezuela. Hobbyist who have purchased the compressus group are usually having a difficult time differentiating this species from its close sister S. compressus. More

Common names

Piraña in Spanish (español)
Piranha in Portuguese (Português)
扁鋸脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
扁鋸脂鯉 in Unknown
扁锯脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
扁锯脂鲤 in Unknown

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Serrasalmus
Species : Serrasalmus compressus
Authority : J