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Peruvian Amazon: Fishery background

Credit: Wilder Rodrìguez Arteaga (Peru) Fish consumption in Peru as measured in per capita consumption is the highest (~ 20 kg / year). There are over 200 fish species which represent a source of protein. However, only ~ 50 are sold in local markets. The most exploited species for aquaculture include: Piaractus brachipomus “paco”  –  Prochilodus …

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