If your anything like me you believe fish are somewhat creepy looking. Under in regards to creepyness the typical fish has nothing on these two. The Sheepshead fish as well as the Pacu are both exceptionally unusual in that their teeth seem somewhat like human teeth. These men will be the things of nightmares.
They are also reported as far as Papua New Guinea, although pacu is a South American freshwater fish found in the majority of rivers and streams in the Amazon and Orinoco river basins of lowland Amazonia.
Pacu is associated with the meat eating piranha, both sharing the exact same subfamily Serrasalminae, although they will have distinct food customs.
The piranha is a carnivorous species while the pacu is omnivorous with inclinations that are vegetative.
The difference is obvious in the construction of the teeth. Piranha have pointed, razor sharp teeth whereas pacu have squarer teeth, that resemble those of people.
Pacu uses its teeth primarily to smash fruits and nuts, but occasionally in addition they eat other fish and invertebrates. They often eat nuts and floating fruits that drop from trees in the Amazon.
Mmm, seems delicious.
The Pacu fish when it isn”t flashing its pearly whites at us.
Besides pacu there’s an alternative fish with looking teeth that are really strange. The Sheepshead fish additionally has “human” teeth but a little overly many.
A fully grown mature sheepshead has well defined incisors sitting in the very front of the jaw, and molars place in three rows in the upper jaw and two rows in the lower jaw.
Sheepshead fish can also be called convict fish because of the white and black groups that run its silvery body down.
These fish will haunt my dreams tonight. Swimming like some demented Yakity Yak wind up toy teeth Share these fish that is chatty together with friends and family below.