Family Serrasalmidae Bleeker, 1859 – piranhas and allies

Family Serrasalmidae Bleeker, 1859 – piranhas and allies

The Family Serrasalmidae includes 16 genera (Acnodon, Catoprion, Colossoma, Metynnis, Mylesinus, Myleus, Myloplus, Mylossoma, Ossubtus, Piaractus, Pristobrycon, Pygocentrus, Pygopristis, Serrasalmus, Tometes, Utiaritichthys)

There are 16 genera and 94 species currently recognized: Acnodon (3), Catoprion (1), Colossoma (1), Metynnis (15), Mylesinus (3), Myleus (5), Myloplus (13), Mylossoma (3), Ossubtus (1), Piaractus (2), Pristobrycon (5), Pygocentrus (4), Pygopristis (1), Serrasalmus (27), Tometes (7) and Utiaritichthys (3)

Images: the images are sorted according to genus

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