Posts Tagged ‘Red-bellied Pacu’

MAWS – Beware the Fishy Herbivore?

Summer months, often the doldrums for hard news, annually bring out shark-attack scare stories and references to hair-raising scenes in the movie JAWS, but for northern European swimmers the mid-summer chill was provided by a herbivorous fish caught in the strait of Oresund between Denmark and Sweden.

05 Sep 1:46 PM 3

Species Profile: Pacu

Pacus are vegetarian cousins of the notorious piranhas, but, despite a superficial resemblance, are generally considered gentle and quite harmless.

05 Sep 1:35 PM 2