PIRANHA RED (Serrasalmus nattereri)

One of the carnivorous members of the family Characidae, the red piranha is not a large fish but swims in such large shoals that, together, the fishes form a formidable hunting group. They are armed with strong jaws and razor-sharp triangular teeth, which can chop pieces of flesh from a victim with alarming efficiency. Despite their very blood-thirsty reputation, carnivorous piranhas feed largely on fish and on seeds and fruit but will attack larger, usually wounded animals, which they quickly devour by their combined efforts.

MAX SIZE: 4,0 lb / 2,0 kg
MAX LENGHT: 15 inch / 40 cm
MAX AGE: Unknown

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