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Serrasalmus elongatus


Serrasalmus elongatus was originally described as Serrasalmus elongatus by Kner in 1858. It belongs to the family Serrasalmidae. It is commonly known as Slender piranha and is known in USA (contiguous states) as Slender piranha. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Amazon and Orinoco River basins: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Kner [R.]
AuthorNI   Kner
Qualification   ---
Year   1858
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Serrasalmidae
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Genus   Serrasalmus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Serrasalmidae
Genus   Serrasalmus
Original Name   Serrasalmus        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Serrasalmus elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Serrasalmus elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Serrasalmus
Original Author   Kner
Original AuthorWI   Kner [R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1858
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rio Guaporé, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Types   Possible syntypes: NMW 904 (1), 16240 (1, dry), 16343 (1, day), 16345 (1, dry), 57016 (1),
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien
Citation   v. 32 (no. 22)
Page   167 [7]

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Serrasalmus elongatus
Current Species   elongatus
Current Genus   Serrasalmus
Current AuthorWI   Kner [R.]
Current AuthorNI   Kner
Current Year   1858
Current Family   Serrasalmidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   pelagic        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Amazon and Orinoco River basins: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

Current Summary   Valid as Serrasalmus elongatus  Kner 1858. Serrasalmidae.
Name History   • Valid as Serrasalmus elongatus  Kner 1858 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:9 [ref. 9708], Taphorn 1992:334 [ref. 23654], Machado-Allison 2002:74 [ref. 27640], Jégu in Reis et al. 2003:190 [ref. 27061], Machado-Allison et al. 2009:128 [ref. 30953]).

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aesopus Serrasalmus aesopus Cope [E. D.] 1872Synonym
altispinis Serrasalmus altispinis Merckx [A.], Jégu [M.] & dos Santos [G. M.] 2000Valid
altuvei Serrasalmus altuvei Ramírez [M. V.] 1965Valid
antoni Serrasalmus antoni (Fernández-Yépez [A.] 1965)Synonym
aureus Serrasalmus aureus  Synonym
auriventris Serrasalmus auriventris (Burmeister [H. K.] 1861)Valid
bilineatus Serrasalmus bilineatus (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909)Synonym
boekeri Serrasalmus boekeri Ahl [E.] 1931Synonym
brandtii Serrasalmus brandtii Lütken [C. F.] (ex Reinhardt) 1875Valid
calmoni Serrasalmus calmoni Steindachner [F.] 1908Synonym
cariba Serrasalmus cariba (Humboldt [F. H. A. von] in Humboldt & Valenciennes 1821)Synonym
caribe Serrasalmus caribe Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850Synonym
citharus Serrasalmus citharus Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1809Synonym
coccogenis Serrasalmus coccogenis Fowler [H. W.] 1911Synonym
compressus Serrasalmus compressus Jégu [M.], Leão [E. L. M.] & dos Santos [G. M.] 1991Valid
denticulatus Serrasalmus denticulatus Cuvier [G.] 1819Synonym
eigenmanni Serrasalmus eigenmanni Norman [J. R.] 1929Valid
fernandezi Serrasalmus fernandezi Fernández-Yépez [A.] 1965Synonym
geryi Serrasalmus geryi Jégu [M.] & dos Santos [G. M.] 1988Valid
gibbus Serrasalmus gibbus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Valid
gouldingi Serrasalmus gouldingi Fink [W. L.] & Machado-Allison [A.] 1992Valid
gymnogenys Serrasalmus gymnogenys Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
hastatus Serrasalmus hastatus Fink [W. L.] & Machado-Allison [A.] 2001Valid
hollandi Serrasalmus hollandi Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Valid
humeralis Serrasalmus humeralis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850Valid
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