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Fishery of Beni River (Bolivia)

Credit: Felipe Alviz Costa (Bolivia) The fishing boat seen in the photo is in the Beni River which is a major river of the Bolivian Amazon Basin. The most commonly fished and consumed species are pacú, tambaquí, surubí, palometa (a type of piranha), sábalo, bagre (catfish), and blanquillo. Alligators are also hunted for their leather and …

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