What fish have sharp teeth?

Piranhas range from northern Argentina to Colombia, but they are most diverse in the Amazon River, where 20 different species are found. The most infamous is the red-bellied piranha (Pygocentrus nattereri), with the strongest jaws and sharpest teeth of all.

What is the fish with teeth called?

the sheepshead fish
Meet the sheepshead fish, a common Atlantic coast swimmer with a very crunchy diet. Last week (Aug 3), anglers at Jennette’s Pier in North Carolina pulled up something unexpected — and uncanny — from the Atlantic: a fish with human teeth. Yes, this fish — and its teeth — are real.

What is the fish with big lips called?

Big-lip damselfish

Big-lip damselfish
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Cheiloprion M.C.W. Weber
Species: C. labiatus
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Are dog teeth stronger than human?

Though their jaws are capable of applying incredible force, their teeth – even the permanent teeth of an adult dog – are more fragile than you might think. Their tooth enamel is up to six times thinner than in humans. This means they can fracture (break) their teeth by chewing on things that are simply too hard.

What fish has thick lips?

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for THICK-LIPPED FISH [wrasse]

What is the fish with legs called?

Family: Ambystomatidae
Genus: Ambystoma
Species: A. mexicanum
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What does a blue spotted jawfish look like?

Bluespotted jawfish have squared heads, eel-like bodies, big mouths and long, continuous dorsal fins. Their eyes are overly large for their body size. Their heads are yellowish-brown, blending to a darker almost black body covered with blue spots. Their dorsal fins are yellow. Juveniles are yellow and do not have spots.

What are the adaptations of the bluespotted jawfish?

The powerful jaws of the bluespotted jawfish have been adapted for use as a tool to scoop up sand, coral rubble, broken shells and pebbles to build their burrows. They are not above stealing supplies from a neighbor’s burrow to avoid work. These small fish are subject to predation by larger fishes.

Is a jawfish a mouth-brooder?

Jawfish are mouth-brooders. Males generally have larger mouths than females adapted for this purpose. The male gathers the fertilized eggs, which are held together with mucous threads, into his mouth and carries them until they hatch.