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Pond culture of “Paiche”, Arapaima gigas in Peru – Video

Video credit: Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) Arapaima gigas  is Known as paiche in Peru and pirarucu in Brazil and Colombia.  This species is one of the largest freshwater scaled fishes in the world. Paiche is characterized by its excellent high growth rate, …

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Culture of “Paiche”, Arapaima gigas  in floating cages in Lake Imiria, Peru

Photos’ credit: Fred Chu-Koo via Juan Martin Canturin Garcia (Peru) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The large demand on “Paiche” in Peurvian and international markets encouraged the farming initiative of the species especially in the light of its excellent characteristics including its high growth rate, no intramuscular spines, and tolerance to …

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Arapaima (Arapaima gigas) as a promising species for Colombian aquaculture

Photo credit: Jaime Uribe and Lury Garcia (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The possible contribution of “arapaima” (Arapaima gigas) is based on its successful farming in some countries especially in Brazil. The farming of arapaima is done as a part of the conservation of the species or for commercial operations. The potential development of …

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