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Scaly, slimy, delicious fish of the Amazon River

Giant black Pacu caught

21 Oct

Colossoma macroponum – Black pacu- Tamabaqui(Brazil) Gamitama (Peru) This incredible specimen was captured on rod an reel from the banks of the Amazon River near the village of Oran, lower Amazon River Peru. Angler Anthony Giardenelli was taking advantage of the low water conditions of the Amazon river fishing the deeper waters for catfish when […]

The rock bacu

21 Dec

(Lithodoras dorsalis = skin of stone) The spectacular Rock bacu or as known here on the Amazon river of Peru, Cahuara(ka-wara) ladrillo (brick)have a very interesting natural history. They have evolved quite an important niche in seed dispersal of plant species especially palms of the seasonally flooded forests of the Amazon river basin [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ScJcWgPzlk&w=420&h=315]. […]

Giant stingray caught

12 Dec

For charter fishing in the Amazon river Otorongo Expeditions This Incredible specimen of short tailed freshwater stingray was caught near Oran, Peru Lower Amazon River region. It weighed in at 154lb over 4ft long including her short tail. We were fishing on the point of two rivers combining when she sucked the live bait directly […]

Freshwater fish of the Amazon river

28 Nov

There are over 2000 recognized species of fish that are only found in the Amazon River Basin. Estimates from the experts taking into consideration geographically separated species may mount to over 3500! There are certain fishes that have such unique ecological niches that they may only be found in an area less than 50 miles […]