Display of tarpon in a fish market (La Paz – Bolivia)

Photo credit: Andres Loayza Apaza (Bolivia) –  Review: Andres Loayza Apaza and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)

The inserted photo shows the display and sale of tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) in the popular market town of La Paz, the administrative capitalof Bolivia. The displayed tarpon is fished in the Pilcomayo River and moved over a long distance to some regions such as La Paz where it is most consumed. A part of displayed tarpon may be imported from Argentina.

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