Real Red-bellied Piranha Skull
The red-bellied piranha is a species of carnivorous freshwater fish found in South American rivers, known for its sharp teeth and scavenging behavior. Recognized by its reddish underbelly, these piranhas inhabit the Amazon River basin and are social, often forming schools. While their reputation for aggressive behavior and sharp teeth is widely known, red-bellied piranhas are primarily scavengers and opportunistic feeders, consuming a variety of prey including fish, insects, and even carrion.
- The photos shown are examples of what your specimen will approximately look like. Each skull is unique and will vary in size, shape, color, etc.
- The mandible is attached to the cranium
- B Quality skulls may be missing the top fin
- Average Skull Length ranges from 5.1 to 6.4 cm (2 to 2.5 in.)