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Serrasalmo cariba


Serrasalmo cariba was originally described as Serrasalmo cariba by Humboldt in 1821. It belongs to the family Serrasalmidae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   cariba
AuthorWI   Humboldt [F. H. A. von]
AuthorNI   Humboldt
Qualification   in Humboldt & Valenciennes
Year   1821
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Serrasalmidae
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Genus   Serrasalmo
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Serrasalmidae
Genus   Serrasalmo
Original Name   Serrasalmo        
Taxon Name   cariba
Original Combination   Serrasalmo cariba
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Serrasalmo cariba
OriginalSubGenus   Serrasalmo
Original Author   Humboldt
Original AuthorWI   Humboldt [F. H. A. von]
Original Qualification   in Humboldt & Valenciennes
Original Year   1821
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Apuré and Orinoco rivers, South America.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Humboldt & Bonpland's voyage
Citation   v. 2 (Title page 1833)
Page   216, [173]
Illustrations   Pl. 47 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pygocentrus cariba
Current Species   cariba
Current Genus Pygocentrus
Current AuthorWI Humboldt [F. H. A. von]
Current AuthorNI   Humboldt
Current Year   1821
Current Family Serrasalmidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Fresh water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Pygocentrus cariba  (Humboldt 1821). Serrasalmidae.
Name History   • Synonym of Pygocentrus notatus  (Lütken 1875) -- (Fuller et al. 1999:189 [ref. 25838]). • Valid as Pygocentrus cariba  (Humboldt 1821) -- (Fink 1993:680 [ref. 20937], Machado-Allison et al. 2000:64 [ref. 26045], Machado-Allison 2002:58 [ref. 27640], Jégu in Reis et al. 2003:189 [ref. 27061] with authors as Humboldt & Valenciennes). • More likely a species of Serrasalmus  -- (Nico 2001:139 [ref. 25828]).

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aesopus Serrasalmo aesopus Cope [E. D.] 1872Synonym
albus Serrasalmo albus Humboldt [F. H. A. von] in Humboldt & Valenciennes 1821Not available
aureus Serrasalmo aureus  Synonym
auriventris Serrasalmo auriventris Burmeister [H. K.] 1861Synonym
brandtii Serrasalmo brandtii Lütken [C. F.] (ex Reinhardt) 1875Synonym
calmoni Serrasalmo (Pygocentrus) calmoni Steindachner [F.] 1908Synonym
calmoni Serrasalmo calmoni Steindachner [F.] 1908Synonym
emarginatus Serrasalmo emarginatus Jardine [W.] in Schomburgk 1841Not available
ferox Serrasalmo ferox Swainson [W.] 1838Synonym
gracilior Serrasalmo gracilior Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Synonym
gymnogenys Serrasalmo gymnogenys Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
hollandi Serrasalmo hollandi Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Synonym
humeralis gracilior Serrasalmo humeralis gracilior Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Synonym
immaculatus Serrasalmo immaculatus Cope [E. D.] 1878Synonym
iridopsis Serrasalmo iridopsis Cope [E. D.] 1872Uncertain
irritans Serrasalmo irritans Peters [W. C. H.] 1877Synonym
nigricans Serrasalmo nigricans  Synonym
nigricauda Serrasalmo nigricauda Burmeister [H. K.] 1861Synonym
notatus Serrasalmo (Pygocentrus) notatus Lütken [C. F.] 1875Synonym
paraense Serrasalmo (Serrasalmo) paraense Steindachner [F.] 1908Uncertain
paraense Serrasalmo paraense Steindachner [F.] 1908Uncertain
piranha Serrasalmo piranha  Synonym
scapularis Serrasalmo scapularis Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
scotopterus Serrasalmo scotopterus Jardine [W.] in Schomburgk 1841Uncertain
stagnatilis Serrasalmo stagnatilis Jardine [W.] in Schomburgk 1841Uncertain
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