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Changing the production chain of Amazonian pirarucu

Studies in Brazil over the last five years addressed the challenges facing commercial producers of the important, air-breathing, freshwater fish pirarucu in order to support and expand production. 

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Acuacultura Brasileña: Limitaciones y desafíos (Parte 1)

La acuacultura ha experimentado su mayor crecimiento en la última década (con un promedio de 8 por ciento por año) en comparación con otras industrias animales, pero todavía está muy por detrás de la producción alcanzada por las industrias avícola, bovina y porcina. 

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Pirarucu culture in the Brazilian Amazon

With their fast growth and ample light-flavored flesh, pirarucu present great potential. Industry growth is hampered by limited technology and management of domestication practices. Also, current commercial diets are typically not fully suited to the nutritional needs of pirarucu.