Red-Bellied Piranha

Photo of Red-Bellied Piranha

SCIENTIFIC NAME Pygocentrus nattereri

RANGE Wide ranging throughout the freshwater Amazon River basin system in South America, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela

LOCATION IN THE ZOO Carruth Natural Encounters

COOL ANIMAL FACT Red-bellied piranhas have a lifespan of 10 years or more.


Carruth Natural Encounters