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Scientific Name Pygopristis denticulata  (Cuvier, 1819)
Common Names Lobetoothed Piranha
Pirambeba
Type Locality Locality unknown [Guyana].
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Size 200mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin, north and eastern Guiana Shield rivers; tributaries of the lower Amazon River.
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (N. S.) (Série A) Zoologie v. 5, pp 371.
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Last Update 2024 Mar 31 08:26 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 16:29)