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COMMON NAME USAGE PIRANHAS

 

 

The term "TRUE PIRANHA or TRUE CARIBE" is applied solely for genus Pygocentrus. The remainder of the genera are loosely called the following; CARIBE, CARIBITO, ENCARNADA, GUACARITOS,  MAPARA, MUCURA, MUDA, MUFURA, PALOMETA, PA—A, PINCHES, PIRAMBEBA, and  PIRANHA

 

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