Most of South America is occupied by tropical forests. The long Amazon River flows through the territory, where dangerous pennant piranhas are found. In Colombia and Panama you can meet the blue Akara. Unlike piranhas, these fish can get along with other species, they prefer stagnant waters. There are also such interesting fish in these parts as representatives of the armored family. They are found not only in the Amazon, but also in the Orinoco. Other representatives of piranhas brown pacu, which is not a predator and eats algae and nuts.
Other fish of South America
common river stingray
Mustachioed ancistor catfish
South America is home to dangerous fish such as piranhas and the plant-eating freshwater Venezuelan panaca. There is also Astronotus, another predator that eats worms and crustaceans. These individuals love places with a muddy bottom and can be found in the Rio Negro River. There are also unusual yellow neons that lead a herd lifestyle. A representative of stone perches also lives on this mainland, frightening in its own way guasa. They live off the coast of Brazil and Senegal.