Serrasalmus hastatus

The Serrasalmus hastatus lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

Serrasalmus hastatus is a new species of piranhas from Brazil. It is highly compressed, deep bodied fish and described from the Rio Branco and Rio Negro of Brazil. More

Serrasalmus hastatus, a new species of piranha from Brazil, with comments on Serrasalmus altuvei and Serrasalmus compressus (Teleostei: Characiformes) Authors: Fink, W.K. Machado-Allison, A. More

26 2007, 06:56 AM I have never seen a Serrasalmus hastatus for sell, but I have seen a Pristobrycon Maculipinnis which ran either $400 or $500 for a 4"-5" fish. More

Left: Serrasalmus hastatus from Rio Negro, Amazon Basin. © Adrien Leroy Right: a map of South America with the limits of the marine incursion (green dashed line) and piranhas’ potential refuge areas (red lines). © Nicolas Hubert. More

Common names

Piranha in Portuguese (Português)

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Serrasalmus
Species : Serrasalmus hastatus
Authority : Fink & Machado-Allison,2001