Are there piranhas in the Orinoco River?

Are there piranhas in Venezuela?

Today, piranhas inhabit the freshwaters of South America from the Orinoco River Basin in Venezuela up to the Paraná River in Argentina.

Where do piranhas live in rivers?

Piranhas inhabit the freshwater bodies of South America ranging from the Orinoco River Basin in Venezuela up to the Parana River in Argentina. An estimated 30 species of piranhas live in the rivers and lakes of South America today.

In what river would you find piranhas?

A giant piranha – the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world – has been found in a Devon river, the Environment Agency said today.

Are piranhas illegal?

According to the ‘noxious fish list’, of Western Australia any of the Pygocentrus genus are banned in any area. The same is true for the Serrasalmus genus. The New South Wales Noxious Fish List is the same, and is located here.

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