Evolution Zone

Red-bellied Piranha
Scientific name: Pygocentrus nattereri

Average lifespan
Up to 25 years
Size
28 to 33 cm
Distribution
South American continent. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia.
Did you know?

  • Our red-bellied piranhas swim against the current in their tanks, despite looking as if they are completely still!
  • Although a schooling fish, only the dominant members of the school will get to eat their food first (which consist of Rohu, Tilapia and cow heart) followed by the rest of members!
Average lifespan
Up to 25 years
Size
28 to 33 cm
Distribution
South American continent. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia.
Did you know?

  • Our red-bellied piranhas swim against the current in their tanks, despite looking as if they are completely still!
  • Although a schooling fish, only the dominant members of the school will get to eat their food first (which consist of Rohu, Tilapia and cow heart) followed by the rest of members!