Apr 28, 2017

Would You Dare Eat a Fish With Human Like Teeth? #2 is Absolutely Creepy!

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Do you think there’s a fish with human-like teeth? Have you seen one? Well there are, it’s called Pacu and the Sheepshead fish.

1. The Pacu Fish

Pacu is related to the meat-eating piranha, both sharing the same subfamily Serrasalminae, but they have different diets. Piranha is carnivorous proof of it are the sharp pointy teeth, while pacu is omnivorous with a squarer and straighter teeth like the humans.

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Pacu is a South American freshwater fish found in most rivers and streams in the Amazon and Orinoco River and was artificially introduced in Papua New Guinea to help the local fish industries.

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This fish uses its teeth to crush nuts, fruits and some vegetables, but sometimes they also eat other fish and invertebrates.

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It is well-known as “ball-cutter” after castrating the testicles of male swimmer mistaking it to be floating fruits and nuts that drop from trees, which they usually eat.
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