Candidate Species for Florida Aquaculture: Arapaima Arapaima gigas
view on EDIS
PDF-2021

Keywords

Arapaima
aquaculture

How to Cite

Ohs, Cortney, Jeffrey Hill, Sarah Wright, H. Mae Giddings, and Allison Durland Donahou. 2021. “Candidate Species for Florida Aquaculture: Arapaima Arapaima Gigas: FA236, 9/2021”. EDIS 2021 (5). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fa236-2021.

Abstract

Arapaima Arapaima gigas, also known as paiche and pirarucu, is a large South American freshwater fish with unique biology, favorable aquaculture characteristics, and potential for production in south Florida. This publication provides Arapaima gigas biology, specific culture methods known for each stage of development, and information about diseases and parasites, markets, and the laws associated with this species to potential Florida producers.

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fa236-2021
view on EDIS
PDF-2021
Copyright (c) 2021 UF/IFAS