pirarucu


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pi·ra·ru·cu

 (pĭ-rär′ə-ko͞o′)
n.

[Portuguese pirarucú, from Tupí pirá-rucú : pirá, fish + urucú, red.]

pirarucú

(piːrɑːruːˈkuː)
n
(Animals) another name for arapaima
Translations
Arapaima
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Num resumo das apreensoes realizadas no estado de Goias entre 2005 e 2007 identificou que 3,1 toneladas de pescado do Pirarucu foram apreendidos pela equipe de fiscalizacao da Agencia Goiana do Meio Ambiente (AGMA), (Santos, 2007).
Use of salt during transportation of air breathing pirarucu juveniles (Arapaima gigas) in plastic bags.
The giant river turtle, manatee, and pirarucu fish were the three most important species exploited until about 1960.
as suicas escorregando grisalhas um pouco abaixo da orelha; acima: 1 em lugar superior: Quando se chegava acima, seu auxiliar ja tinha preparado uns 30 copos de solucao reforcada de sal amargo; Aqui, Raulzinho -- gritou ele, duas bracadas acima, 2 em direcao a um ponto superior: O pirarucu me arrastou rio acima tres dias e tres noites; O coracao as vezes trepa dentro da gente, o mesmo que jaguatirica arvore acima
Only one of over two thousand species of fish in the Amazon, they live among electric eels, which can deliver a shock of up to 650 volts; the giant pirarucu, which can weigh in at over 330 pounds; stingrays; and over a hundred species of catfish.
As he is traveling up the Amazon River, he writes, "Great slabs of the pirarucu fish hang in the sun to be cured .
Esta sempre pronta para servir, obedecer e agradar: "Halim ainda estava no quarto, Domingas arrumava na mala pacotes de farinha e mantas de pirarucu seco" (p.
Among the most delightful footage are abundant shots of the incredibly diverse animals, birds and fish of the region, including jaguars, monkeys, toads, snakes, sloths, tapir, pink dolphins, electric eels, piranhas and the 300-pound pirarucu fish.
Along with the tambaqui, the pirarucu (Arapaima gigas) is one of the most sought-after food fishes in the varzea.
Potencial de criaqao de pirarucu, Arapaima gigas, em cativeiro.