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Red Bellied Piranha

  • Common Name: Red Bellied Piranha
  • Latin Name: Pygocentrus nattereri
  • Item Number: 11339
  • Overall Grade: Vintage

Availability: Sold

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This is a nice vintage Red Bellied Piranha taxidermy fish mount. This fish has been preserved by drying, which is an older technique compared with newer, modern ways of preserving fish. This preservation process suits the Piranha very well, as their resulting appearance closely resembles their mythical reputation as a fierce and ravenous feeder. This item receives our Vintage™ overall quality rating. All applicable measurements and dimensions are provided to help ensure this item will fit within your intended space...

- This item comes on a small wood stand for display.

- Great for the shelf, table, mantle, ledge, counter top, etc...

About the Red Bellied Piranha (Pygocentrus nattereri)

The Red Bellied Piranha is found in the Amazon River Basin of South America. Their vicious reputation has earned them quite the stigma, though in reality they are primarily scavengers that search for any food scraps that can be found. Their diet includes small fish, worms and insects, with the ability to scavenge off larger fish as well. The Red Bellied Piranha can grow to lengths exceeding 13" and nearly 8 lbs, while the female piranha often has a deeper, darker red hue on the stomach compared to the male.

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Each item we sell comes with its own Grade & Specifications Certificate (GSC)
Grading each item based on it's overall characteristics helps assist clients by taking the guess work out of choosing the right quality taxidermy piece to meet their needs. We assign grades to each item based on our 40+ years of experience in the taxidermy industry. From serious world class specimen collectors to first time buyers, we can help you find just the right item to meet your needs!

The Specifications of each item, including dimensions and unique characteristics, are recorded on each GSC Card. We include the Depth, Height, Width and Weight of every item when possible. We also include other features such as horn and antler length (when applicable) as well as any other key attributes and descriptions to better identify each items unique characteristics. Below is a sample GSC card. The Specifications and Grade information are provided in each listing.