Freshwater fish, which is found in the rivers of the Amazon and is considered among the most dangerous locals fish,
even more dangerous than a piranha. Fish less than 15 cm long, eel-like shape and is almost transparent.
Often, there are instances of no more than a match.
Locals are afraid of the fish, because it can swim in the anus, vagina or - in the case of small specimens - in the nude human penis to the bladder. It feeds on the blood and the surrounding tissues, which can cause severe pain. The defeat of the man is extremely rare. CANDIRU finds his victims by impurities in the water of ammonia released from the gills of fish during respiration, or in the case of a man from the urethra.