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Soy-based feeds evaluated for production of Amazonian paiche

Herbert E. Quintero, Ph.D. Michael C. Cremer, Ph.D.; Jairo Amezquita; Francisco de la Torre Luis Henostroza

Fast-growing species produced via aquaculture since 2009 The feeding demonstration at Amazon Fish Products S.A. evaluated the performance of paiche given three different feeds. Interest in growing paiche relates to the fact the fish can grow up to 15 kg/year in culture. Arapaima, pirarucu or pacha (Arapaima gigas) is the largest freshwater fish. Growing up…

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  • Herbert E. Quintero, Ph.D.

    Herbert E. Quintero, Ph.D.

    Aquaculture Research Station
    University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
    1200 North University Drive
    Mail Slot 4912
    Pine Bluff, AR 71601 USA

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  • Michael C. Cremer, Ph.D.; Jairo Amezquita; Francisco de la Torre

    Michael C. Cremer, Ph.D.; Jairo Amezquita; Francisco de la Torre

    U. S. Soybean Export Council
    Guadalajara World Trade Center
    Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

  • Luis Henostroza

    Luis Henostroza

    Amazon Fish Products,
    S.A., Kilometro 10
    de la Carretera Federico Basadre
    Pucallpa, Ucayali, Peru