Tag: Megalops atlanticus

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 …

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Atlantic tarpon – Megalops atlanticus (Distribution – biology – conservation) – Video

This video was taken in June 2012 at the World of the Sea aquarium, Sea World, San Diego, California, USA Introduction: Atlantic tarpon, Megalops atlanticus that belongs to the family Megalopidae is also known as the silver king and Sábalo in Spanish. Although this species has no commercial value as a food fish due to its …

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