Tag: tarpon

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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Line fishing of leopard catfish, Perrunichthys perruno in Bolivia

Credit: Leon Felipe Alviz (Bolivia) The photo shows a fishing boat in Bolivian water and the capture of leopard catfishes, Perrunichthys perruno using line fishing using a bait of tarpon meat. This medium-size species does not enjoy a great commercial value and is only used for local consumption. This species is the only member in …

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