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Fishing Complex

Fish farming, which involves the production of fish in controlled environments, has been rapidly growing worldwide, including in Brazil. It is practised in various regions of the country and utilises different breeding systems such as excavated nurseries, dams, and net tanks. Fish farming can encompass a wide variety of species and production intensities. As this activity is relatively complex and new in rural areas, it is crucial for producers to have the necessary basic technical knowledge to achieve good results.


In the northern region of Brazil, piranha meat is considered a delicacy and is part of many families' daily diets. While most people fear this fish, the residents of the region, particularly the professional fishermen who catch and prepare it, love it.


Pink Dolphin

Pink dolphins are the common names given to three species of river dolphins (not to be confused with dolphins, which belong to the family Delphinidae). These species are distributed in the Amazon and Solimões rivers. They are the largest freshwater dolphins, and adults have a pink color, which is more prominent in males. During the rainy season, they move to flooded areas of the forest, where there is a greater food supply.



The arapaima (scientific name: Arapaima gigas) is one of the largest fish in fresh river and lake waters in Brazil. Its name originated from two Tupi terms: pirá, "fish" and urucum, "red", due to the color of its tail. It's a large fish, measuring between 2 and 3 meters in length, weighing between 100 and 200 kg.



Tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum) is the most commercially produced native fish in Brazil, second only to tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), which is an exotic species. Its production is concentrated in the northern region of the country, where the water temperature is always high.The tambaqui is native to freshwater habitats in the Amazon. Basic entrepreneurship in fish farming, about the main aspects of Tambaqui creation.

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