Red-bellied piranha. The piranhas teeth are so sharp that Amazonian Indians use them as knives. Each tooth has sawlike edges that allow the fish to slice through prey. The teeth are continually replaced throughout the piranhas life. Piranhas are illegal to import, sell or own in California.
Stock Photo: 13959 -?-
Species: Red piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri
Format: Digital 3:2
Other Names: red-bellied piranha
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Keywords: animal, creature, fish, freshwater fish, marine, nature, ocean, piranha, pygocentrus nattereri, red piranha, red-bellied piranha, sea, south america, teleost fish, underwater, wildlife