Tag: Do Piranhas Have Scales?

A close up of piranha fish scales

Do Piranhas Have Scales?

Talking about Piranha, most people think of a ferocious mindless killer. The media and movies have exaggerated behaviour for effect, but what about their anatomy, principly their exterior. So, do Piranhas have scales? In short, yes possess scales. Al species of Piranha are scaled fish. They provide armor protection, keep fungi and bacteria at bay […]