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Tambaqui

Colossoma macropomum

Description:

Black matte body fairly chunky and ominous looking..

Habitat:

Bronx Zoo

Notes:

Looks like a piranha

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Little Rex
Little Rex 8 years ago
Tambaqui
Colossoma macropomum tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum) - FactSheet


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2 Comments

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 8 years ago

Thanks for the ID Little Rex

Little Rex
Little Rex 8 years ago

Yep, it does look like a piranha, and a huge one at that!

Nicholas4
Spotted by
Nicholas4

New York, New York, USA

Spotted on Oct 20, 2011
Submitted on Dec 28, 2011

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