Serrasalmus gouldingi

The Serrasalmus gouldingi lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Serrasalmus gouldingi is a serrasalmin unique in having the following combination of features: proximal black band on caudal fin, vertically elongated stripes on the lateral body, and no prominent vertical humeral blotch. Fink and Machado-Allison 1992). More

Like most members of the genus, Serrasalmus gouldingi has not been spawned in captivity. Notes - Also known as the Blue Tiger piranha, Serrasalmus gouldingi was only described to science in 1992 by Fink and Machado-Allison. More

Common names

Caribe negro in Spanish (español)
Fula preto in Portuguese (Português)
Laikkupiraija in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Piranha in Portuguese (Português)
古氏鋸脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
古氏鋸脂鯉 in Unknown
古氏锯脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
古氏锯脂鲤 in Unknown

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Serrasalmus
Species : Serrasalmus gouldingi
Authority : Fink & Machado-Allison,1992